A group of professional women committed to creating change in Milwaukee initiated “The Walls of Strength,” a project in which community members can inscribe positive messages into clay stones.
After being actively involved in the Simba Lions soccer program, coaches Robert “Biko” Baker and Tyrone Gordon decided to start a league of their own to bring a convenient and cost-effective soccer program to the northwest side.
Attendees at the Washington Park Partners annual gathering enjoyed tamale box dinners and entertainment.
Angela Miller talks about the struggles of getting and staying clean after five years of sobriety.
Milwaukee ranked poorly on employers’ willingness to hire people with an irregular work history and limited “soft skills,” according to the 2016 Community Readiness Assessment released by YWCA Southeast Wisconsin.
After six years as the executive director of The Dominican Center for Women, Sister Patricia Rogers has become an indispensable leader in the Amani neighborhood. The hardships she faced throughout her life shaped her passion for helping people and led her to pursue a religious life.
Edwin Thomas, a 69-year old Amani resident, says that he is concerned about what Donald Trump as president might mean for black people.
A year-and-a-half fundraising effort has enabled Safe & Sound to bring resources and community programming to enhance safety in Milwaukee Police Department District 4 on the northwest side.
During Make A Difference Day approximately 100 people representing 12 churches and other organizations partnered to clean the streets and alleys for winter, focusing on the “Tri-Block” area from 51st to 60st streets.
The visit of social justice leaders Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors to UW-Milwaukee demonstrated the shift of Black Lives Matter from an Internet hashtag to an in-person call to action.