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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Q&A with Gigi Pomerantz, founder of Youthaiti

Long before an earthquake devastated sections of Haiti in January, the island nation struggled to provide basic services to its citizens. That’s why Milwaukee nurse Gigi Pomerantz founded Youthaiti, an organization devoted to installing eco-friendly toilets, creating sustainable community gardens and planting much-needed trees in the flood-prone countryside...
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010
Think Local, Buy Local, Live Local: Our Milwaukee, an alliance supporting locally owned firms, pooled resources to hold a daylong fund-raiser for Haiti. Up to 1,000 supporters of the cause poured in to Lakefront Brewery to bid on auction items, drink Lakefront beer and listen to Afro-Cuban jazz by De La Buena and Kings Go Forth’s retro rhythms. Food donors included...

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