Milwaukee community leaders are praising new legislation that would create a pilot program to introduce automated technology for identifying reckless drivers.
Community members and leaders share perspectives on local housing problems and potential solutions at Calvary Presbyterian Church as part of Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s region-wide initiative.
A fundraiser and supply drive for victims of the natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico will be held at this weekend’s Latino Family Expo.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
Individuals who spent time in the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility told of terrible conditions at the state-run detention center during an event meant to highlight the facility’s human toll.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
Some community members strongly oppose a policy change put forth by Ald. Chevy Johnson that would limit how long roadside memorials can stand and what times of day people can visit them. Others hope the city adopts the change.
The Mitchell Street Branch Library opened Saturday to large crowds. Hundreds of visitors checked out books, used computers and participated in art and music projects to celebrate the new branch on Historic Mitchell Street.
Residents of the near South and West Sides are concerned that the closing of fire stations 28 and 31 will negatively impact quality of life in the areas and result in delayed response times.
Less than a year after the release of “I am a Boy of Color,” Deanna Singh has collaborated with artist Rozalia Hernandez-Singh on a volume that affirms black and brown girls.