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.”
Chloe Allison, a Milwaukee native, designs children’s wear and accessories for her business, Alli C.
Blia Cha helped nearly 800 people — many refugees from Southeast Asia — become homeowners in Milwaukee.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors offers home improvement matching grants to residents of Silver City, Burnham Park, Layton Park and Clarke Square.
Harambee resident Jerry Walloch says that people in Milwaukee have become complacent when it comes to politics.
U.S. Cellular and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee sponsored an art contest commemorating Black History Month. Artwork is now on display and voting will run through February.
Support refugees in Milwaukee by volunteering and donating cash and goods to organizations working to help refugees settle in Wisconsin.
After a slow start, the Journey House Community Garden partnered with the Milwaukee County SEED Initiative, and now has a waiting list for 24 plots.
Marcela Garcia, executive director of Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, envisions the center as the intersection of art and social justice in the community.