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Young Couple Impacts Inner-City Community

Ten years ago, Kirsten and Lee Hildebrand thought they knew where their lives were headed. They had just settled into their first home in a suburban community, where Kirsten practiced labor and employment law and Lee was working on a doctorate in counseling psychology. But when the couple attended Eastbrook Church, a nondenominational, inner-city Milwaukee church, they began to wonder: Did we settle down in the right place?

"For a lot of white people in this country, their experience is mainly monocultural—they just get to know the dominant culture," says Lee, who graduated from Trinity College with a dual major in philosophy ...

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