Located across the street from Westlawn Gardens, Wisconsin’s largest low-income public housing development, Silver Spring Neighborhood Center builds and strengthens community by developing long-term relationships, supporting and educating residents of all ages, and paving a path to self-sufficiency.
Motivated by his own weight-loss and exercise journey, Avenues West resident Trueman McGee is taking his message of healthy living and eating to the streets.
Latinas Unidas II, a new United Community Center residential treatment facility in Walker’s Point, will house 15 women seeking help with substance abuse and addiction issues. The program also offers services for pregnant women and those with infants.
Two new apartment buildings with units designated for young people aging out of foster care are planned for the Clarke Square neighborhood, but some residents voiced concern about density and parking at a recent neighborhood meeting.
A series of community conversations hosted by Milwaukee County’s Behavioral Health Division is engaging residents — especially those with behavioral health concerns and their families — in planning a new North Side facility.
St. Joan Antida High School student Sarahi Romero shares her concerns about the future for Latinos under a Trump presidency.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporters covered a wide range of stories in 2016. NNS reporter Naomi Waxman explains why this story, originally published on Sept. 27, is her favorite among those she wrote this year.
Built on values of inclusivity, sourcing products locally and providing living wages for employees, the new Tricklebee Café in Sherman Park provides a welcoming place for neighborhood residents to gather and eat. The grand opening begins Dec. 14.
Five panelists gathered before a packed house at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to address a litany of issues related to race in Milwaukee. Held just after the presidential election, discussion lingered on an uncertain future for minorities.
A $200,000 grant from the U.S. Forestry Service will be used to promote green infrastructure in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.