Victory Garden Initiative is building about 500 garden beds for Milwaukee residents and businesses in a two-week period.
Jendora Kelley, a local poet and community culture leader at Carmen High School, shares spoken word poetry at community events as a way to encourage positive change in Milwaukee.
Nichole Logan volunteered to help the Victory Garden Initiative build gardens because she believes they will help low-income Milwaukee residents eat healthier.
A documentary about the Young Farmers program run by Groundwork Milwaukee details the benefits to students and their impact on the Metcalfe Park neighborhood.
The first book published by Journey House, “Changing Lives in 5 Days,” recounts the experience of Felix Mantilla Little League players in Puerto Rico through photos, journals and quotations.
In some city neighborhoods roadside memorials are put up to honor individuals who died suddenly. North Side residents interviewed about the memorials agreed that they see too many.
Milwaukee Academy of Science and City on a Hill Youth Center students recently had the opportunity to learn about tree science by climbing trees and watching professional arborists work on them.
Concordia resident Tyrice Baskin thinks the streets of Milwaukee should be repaired so they cause less damage to residents’ vehicles.
Residents of seven Near West Side neighborhoods highlighted the area’s assets — including diversity, local businesses, parks and walkability — as well as concerns such as gentrification and the perception of crime.
A youth art gallery night hosted by the Milwaukee Christian Center Youth Development & Violence Free Zones showcased artwork on the theme of “light up the darkness.”