Today marks the beginning of 200 Nights of Freedom, an initiative to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s Open Housing Marches, which began on Aug. 28, 1967. The initiative, intended to inspire residents to work for a more racially just and equitable city, will include 200 nights of public events and other programming, kicking off with a gathering tonight at the City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Wells St., from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Explore our series looking back at the Open Housing movement through the eyes of those who participated.
Members of the NAACP Youth Council, led by the Rev. James Groppi, marched for 200 nights beginning on Aug. 29, 1967, to support open housing legislation in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service took a look back in a series of 15 articles and videos.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you a happy and safe Fourth of July.
As part of our mission to tell the stories of Milwaukee’s central city residents, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is seeking community members 18 or older who would like to photograph their lives and neighborhoods.
From entrepreneurs to ex-cons, from teachers to artists, Milwaukee’s 20-somethings are contributing to their community. This multimedia series was produced by students in Professor Herbert Lowe’s spring 2016 digital journalism class at Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication.
The team at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you and yours a meaningful Christmas!
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you and your family a happy and bountiful holiday.
National Night Out began in 1984 to promote safe neighborhoods, and now includes more than 35 million people across all 50 states. Here are a few opportunities to mark National Night Out on Aug. 4: Milwaukee Police District 3 When: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Harley Davidson Parking Lot W. Juneau Avenue and N. 35th […]
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service wishes you a safe and celebratory holiday weekend!
NNS is seeking a consultant to develop a sustainability and revenue-generating plan for Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, a two-year-old online news organization covering Milwaukee’s central city neighborhoods. The ideal candidate would have experience: Monetizing an online operation Nonprofit fundraising, including grant writing Advertising sales for a news organization Organizing revenue-generating special events Developing a successful […]