All of the finalists took the stage before the Wells Fargo Audience Choice winners were announced (Photo by Alhaji Camara)

First-ever People’s Choice awards presented at 2015 MANDI awards

A record crowd of more than 800 people attended the 2015 MANDI gala, where the Benedict Center’s Sisters Diversion Project was awarded both a People’s Choice award and the PNC Trail Blazer Award, which recognizes an innovative approach to a community problem.

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Special Report


Reliance on charitable food programs increases, as does the need for healthy food options

This two-part special report addresses the challenges of feeding the growing number of people facing hunger in Milwaukee.

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About the Public Policy Forum fellowship
Two Diederich College of Communication graduate students spend an academic year as Public Policy Forum Fellows, reporting on policy issues for the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.

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  • More than 400 MPS students convened at the Turner Hall Ballroom for the 2nd Annual Serve2Unite peace summit. (Photo by Alhaji Camara)
At second annual Serve2Unite Peace Summit, students and officials make a stand
Students, community leaders, public officials, and law enforcement representatives gathered in Turner Hall to work towards a more peaceful and understanding community.