Our Mission

Humboldt Park Friends is a non-profit organization focused on engaging the Bay View neighborhood and greater Milwaukee communities and fostering park stewardship through volunteering, preserving park history, improving park amenities and safety, and sponsoring events and programming for education and enjoyment of Humboldt Park.

Our History

The Humboldt Park Friends, originaly Humboldt Park Watch, was established by Ruth Simos in 1997. The organization quickly became a community voice for the park and established events including the Easter Egg Hunt, Corn Roast, and Tree Day.

Board Members

Zeno Franco, President
Tim Richter, Vice President
Jane LaCapitaine, Secretary
Laureen Stirmel, Treasurer
Steven Blank, Membership
Ignacio Catral, Marketing, Web
Jessica Shaw, Public Relations


General Meeting December 4, 2014
General Meeting August 7, 2014
General Meeting July 10, 2014
General Meeting June 5, 2014

General Meeting August 2015