In the news

Since we launched in 2019, we’ve gotten some great local media coverage. We’re especially thankful to the WTMJ4 news team and their interest in our work. Check out some stories below. If you would like to interview Kurt Owens please email

Jerry Gainer in the news
Podcast interview: The 411 Live with Beverly Taylor

October, 2023

Is demolition enough to revive blighted Milwaukee neighborhoods? Local non-profit reacts

September, 2023

Spearheading homeownership: Bridge Builders transforming neighborhoods in Milwaukee

August, 2023

Milwaukee pastor used to be a drug dealer. Now, he’s trying to transform neighborhoods one block at a time.

October, 2022

Milwaukee foundation gives away millions to help local groups challenged during pandemic

December, 2020

Reclaiming the block: Local group tackling Milwaukee African American quality of life one house at a time

November, 2020

My Block: Rebuilding the north side with ‘full-time neighbors’

November, 2019

Bridge Builders work to transform neighborhoods across Milwaukee

August, 2019