We are Alex and Meg
We love the idea of putting more money into 53206 and we believe that the We Got This Garden is one of the best ways to do so. They provide youth a place to work in the garden as well as train the youth how to have a vision for their life.
1. A 2013 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee study found it was the most incarcerated ZIP code in the state, with a majority of its men having spent time in jail or prison. Experts say little has happened since to suggest the ranking has changed.
2. A third of Milwaukee’s 2,940 vacant lots are located in 53206.
3. Two-thirds of the children in 53206 live in poverty, compared with 42 percent of all children 18 and under city-wide.
4. Nearly 95 percent of its residents are black. No other ZIP code has a greater percentage of African Americans.
5. Residents received the lowest rating for health outcomes from the Center for Urban Population Health in 2009. The rating was based on access to quality healthcare; health behaviors; physical environment; poverty and education.
Products on the site are created by our neighbors in the 53206 zip code.
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