For the first time in 15 years, Washington High School made it to the state chess tournament. Head coach Micheal Moore has his eyes on a championship.
About 50 teenagers attended the second annual Harambee Youth Soundbox Lock-In at the COA Holton Center.
The Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative celebrated Cesar E. Chavez Day on the first anniversary of the dedication of a statue commemorating his legacy.
The Midnight Basketball League offers young men from 17 to 25 support and a safe place to hone their skills.
The Milwaukee Asian Public Market Phongsavan, home to 70 vendors, a food court and a concert area, boasts an 84,000-square-foot building that draws about 1,000 patrons per week to Havenwoods.
Next Door and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offered screenings, information and healthcare resources to parents at a recent health fair.
Harambee resident Tracy Williams thinks that a multitude of things need to change in Milwaukee, and he would like to “start over.”
The Green Tree Community Garden, established in 2013, boasts vegetable gardens, green space, a pergola and a rain garden. Neighborhood residents say it has improved the sense of community in Havenwoods.
Marquette students and community members are working to eliminate the food desert on the Near West Side by coming up with ideas to bring a grocery store to the area. The best ideas will be piloted in the fall.
A group of 35 students from Reagan High School will have the opportunity to see plant and animal species that can be found nowhere else in the world when they travel to the Galapagos Islands this summer.