Developer Kalan Haywood, Sr. walked away with three trophies at the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation dinner Thursday, including an award for individual achievement that he shared with Dr. Mark Eppli.
Area educator and social justice advocate Deanna Singh read from and discussed her two children’s books at Milwaukee Center for Independence for “Read Across America Day.”
A dozen organizations and individuals are finalists for the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) People’s Choice Award — and you can help choose the winners.
Civilians and law enforcement officials were recognized for their efforts to create safe and vital communities at the 69th annual Crime Prevention Awards Luncheon, hosted by LISC Milwaukee and Safe & Sound.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 15, the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service will launch the distribution of thousands of free copies of an illustrated 32-page book marking the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches.
For 21 years, Aurora Family Service has helped provide more than 60,000 Milwaukee-area families with the groceries for a Thanksgiving meal.
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of an extraordinary event in Milwaukee history. A group of African-American teenagers belonging to the NAACP Youth Council, under the guidance of their advisor, the Rev. James Groppi, marched for 200 nights, often facing hostile white crowds, in support of open housing legislation in the city.
To commemorate the anniversary, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has created a series of articles, videos and photographs examining various aspects of the March on Milwaukee. Read more
Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, honors Americans who died in war.
A march organized by Voces de la Frontera drew thousands of people from across the state to demand immigration reform and support Latinos, immigrants and refugees.
The eighth year of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore art contest drew 67 entries, a record number.