In recent years there have been concerted efforts shared by city, county and state officials, mental health providers, community organizers, families, and other community stakeholders to reimagine the pathways we use to rehabilitate youth who are sentenced for serious offenses.
In response to concerns about public safety in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton and Public Safety Committee Chair Alderman Bob Donovan said the council is asking members of the public to participate in a brief survey to help guide the efforts of elected officials and shape city policies that will make Milwaukee a safer place to live and work.
For the second year, the City of Milwaukee will recognize May as Violence Prevention Month. Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, the city’s Office of Violence Prevention, the Milwaukee Police Department and many other partners throughout the city have dedicated their full support to this annual initiative with a slate of events that are planned throughout […]
Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton today announced the committee assignments for the 2016-2020 Milwaukee Common Council class, including the seven members who will be tasked with chairing the council’s standing committees. With 15 members on the Common Council and more than a century of legislative experience among them, President Hamilton said the process of determining […]
Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, in collaboration with Mayor Tom Barrett, is inviting Milwaukee residents to take part in the “Vacant Lot Challenge.” Participants will submit ideas for creating, improving, and activating a vacant lot, and the winning team will receive a $10,000 reimbursable grant for project implementation. A special public workshop about the project will be […]