I am pleased to learn of the announcement today by the Milwaukee office of the American Red Cross that it is rescinding its decision to stop on-site volunteer response to house fires in 10 Milwaukee ZIP codes – including the 53206 ZIP code (and 53216, 53209, 53210, and 53218) in the 7th Aldermanic District.
Alderman Khalif J. Rainey invites community-based organizations and local businesses interested in growing their organizations and improving Milwaukee neighborhoods through contract work for the City of Milwaukee to attend an important information session on Wednesday, April 5 at the Center Street Library branch, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution that will create a city Office of African American Affairs tasked with improving the quality of life for African American Milwaukeeans. Authored by Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, the measure will establish the Office of African American Affairs as a division of the […]
I need to be perfectly clear about these two things: while the residents of Sherman Park and Milwaukee’s impoverished neighborhoods have just cause for anger and frustration, absolutely nothing justifies the display of violence and incivility we’ve witnessed in our neighborhoods these past two evenings. My plea to my neighbors is to do everything they […]