More than 150 nonprofit newsrooms across the country, including Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, will participate in this year’s NewsMatch, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign to support nonprofit news organizations.
Due to high demand, the panel discussion titled “Economic development without displacement: Easier said than done?” will be streamed live on the NNS Facebook page. For more information and to join the waitlist for the event, sponsored by NNS and Saint John’s On The Lake, click here and go to “Register.”
A two-part special report on the demise of South Side taverns by NNS reporter Edgar Mendez won a gold award in the “online hard feature” category at the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Former NNS reporter Naomi Waxman won the bronze award in the same category for her special report on barriers to reproductive health.
Although much of the focus of #MeToo movement has been on high-profile perpetrators and victims, WUWM and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s event Across the Divide: From #MeToo to What Now?, discussed what sexual harassment can mean to those without a platform.
Today and tomorrow only! If you make a donation of $60 or more to NNS, you can get a free copy of “The Long March to Freedom,” a beautifully illustrated, 32-page compilation of the 15-part series NNS produced to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is excited to announce the publication of “The Long March to Freedom,” a commemorative 32-page book illustrated by local artist Gabriela Riveros. The book is a compilation of our 15-part series marking the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches organized by the NAACP Youth Council under the guidance of the Rev. James Groppi. It features the personal stories of nine members of the Youth Council, as well as in-depth articles written by NNS staff.
Watch for more information on how to get your copy!
Whether you can donate $10, $100 or $1,000, your donation will be matched by News Match 2017. Your contribution to NNS must be made between now and Dec. 31, 2017, to be eligible for the match. This is a unique opportunity to DOUBLE the value of your contribution. Please donate today!