A new city-funded initiative to intervene before violence happens is making inroads in Garden Homes but to maximize its impact a partnership with Milwaukee police is necessary, says Ald. Ashanti Hamilton.
MPS, partners pool resources to change outlook at Carver Academy
George Washington Carver Academy of Math and Science, 1900 N. 1st St. in Brewer's Hill. (Photo by Jabril Faraj) With the combined resources of MPS, Teach for America, Schools That Can and City Year, an MPS K-8 school that was nearly closed in 2011 is working to improve student achievement, grow attendance and reduce suspensions.
TRUE Skool's "My Sister's Story"True Skool’s end-of-summer performance showcased paintings, spoken-word poems, dance and music created by young men about the challenges faced by their female counterparts.
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Lydia Centeno, 58, talks about helping to care for her older sister who died in 2002, 14 years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.