Milwaukee 'Heal The Hood' block party, school resource fair

A "Heal The Hood" block party and back-to-school resource fair was held in Milwaukee Saturday, Aug. 20.

The event was organized by Heal The Hood MKE and the African American Roundtable.

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It took place at Clovernook Playfield near 76th and Mill from noon to 5 p.m.

The event featured a school supply giveaway, vendors, live family-friendly entertainment, a story slam, free food and more.

Organizers said the goal of the event was to "provide opportunities for northwest side residents to build and heal together."