Neighborhood House: Managing Mission and Uncertainty in the Civil Rights Era

February 12, 2018 – 5:30-6:30pm
UW-Milwaukee Alumni House

Neighborhood House, established in 1909, was the first social service organization in the young industrial city of Gary, Indiana, and one of four settlement houses that developed in Gary during the Progressive era. As Gary matured into a major city, economically and politically driven by the steel industry and rife with racial segregation, crime, and labor struggles, Neighborhood House adapted to meet the changing needs and resources within its environment.… Continue Reading »