The renovated teen center at Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club provides a computer lab, theater performance area, game area and a place to study.
In the first year of Teach for America’s Milwaukee Summer Institute, new corps members learned the basics of teaching, and the challenges and opportunities of working in the city.
Mariah Robinson-Page started going to the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park when she was 5 years old. Now she is a member of the staff.
Local organizations are working to make it easier for community residents to take advantage of bicycle trails in the wake of a recent study confirming that low-income neighborhoods have unequal access to bike and walking trails.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will primarily serve Latino students when it begins classes next month. The school also will offer community members access to a health care clinic, ESL classes and GED preparation.
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.