Preston Jones, who is staying at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, 830 N. 19th St., talks about why he hasn’t gone to family members for help.
Almost three years after a local group, in a “guerrilla act,” revived a once-forgotten public space under Holton Street by creating a swing park, the city has taken control of the space, but questions still remain.
A billboard celebrating young black men in Milwaukee was recently unveiled by “We Got This” at 12th and Walnut. Founder Andre Lee Ellis emphasized the need for a community approach to parenting, especially when it comes to young men without fathers.
Compete Milwaukee, a Transform Milwaukee Jobs program, is seeking to provide transitional opportunities for individuals who face the greatest barriers to employment. But, for many interested individuals, narrow eligibility requirements are a barrier to participation.
Journey House and Wraparound Milwaukee are collaborating to rehab foreclosed and nuisance properties to create affordable housing for young adults, especially those aging out of the foster care system.
The Milwaukee Public Library’s Martin Luther King branch stayed open on the King Day holiday, inviting visitors to create a mural focusing on the message of peace.
Jabril Faraj is a freelance reporter who has written several pieces for Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. As you may or may not know, I have been traveling Milwaukee’s neighborhoods for about seven months meeting people and sharing their personal stories via milwaukeestories.org. Over that time, I have also reported on a select number of news events […]
Students from Milwaukee College Prep tested their confidence and social skills at The Great Handshake championship.
Growing Power’s first Good Food Revolution 5K walk and run brought residents, local food advocates and politicians together to promote fresh, healthy food.
Supporters of the Beerline Trail extension say it will create healthier spaces for businesses and residents.