On a recent Sunday when temperatures soared above 90 degrees, hundreds of people gathered in Clarke Square for the ‘open streets’ festivities.
Patrick Blanton, who belonged to the famed Jesse White Tumblers in Chicago as a child, brought his skills to Milwaukee, where he founded the Milwaukee Flyers.
Several local organizations are offering a variety of free and affordable programs throughout the summer where youth can have fun and stay safe.
Community members participated in the 14th annual African-American Walk for Quality Health to call attention to the dangers of toy guns.
Grade school children attended an art class at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts to paint flags honoring their loved ones and other veterans on Memorial Day.
About 700 Girl Scouts received awards at a recent ceremony for completing their service projects and for leadership and dedication.
A new 90-foot mural depicting the 50-year history of UMOS was unveiled on the South Side’s Butters-Fetting building.
Ava Hernandez, executive director of Public Allies Milwaukee, is responsible for matching AmeriCorps members with local nonprofit organizations to “lead, grow and do meaningful work.”