Program The Parks MKE In the summer of 2018, a large number of youth in the city of Milwaukee began congregating at Moody Park. Unable to utilize the totality of the youth space available at the park; violence broke out amongst the kids. Multiple cars were reported stolen in the area, and clashes with […]
“My daughter really made me proud, and I’m just so proud of her. Even when I thought she wasn’t listening she was. Beyond what I expected, above and beyond.” – Barbara Thomas on her daughter, Quanita “Tay” Jackson. Quanita “Tay” Jackson’s Mom It takes an estimated 46 minutes for the average person to walk […]
About Moody Park In 1982, The County Board of Supervisors in the city of Milwaukee renamed a park in the Amani Community neighborhood to Moody Park, after Calvin C Moody. Moody became one of the first African American’s to earn the title of detective in 1949 and also was a Milwaukee Police Officer for 25 […]
“I truly believe at times when I’m working in my studio in my garage, that Tay is saying “keep going, keep working.” – Jamahl Turner on being lead artist of the Moody Park Project. Jamahl Turner & Art Fu Yung At the age of 15, Jamahl Turner set foot in the city of Milwaukee […]
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