Community Voices

A conversation—a missed opportunity

Rick Deines, a conversation facilitator with The Zeidler Center for Public Discussion and a Milwaukee resident for 33 years, imagines what a meaningful conversation with Gov. Scott Walker and other politicians would look like.

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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.

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Amani block party
Community organizations came out to show their support for the Amani neighborhood at its annual block party.