Puerto Rican native Christian Ruemmele has risen from a tumultuous past of drug possession and gang involvement to become a leader since he was hired as an AmeriCorps YouthBuild member. The program has given him a chance to earn his GED and build a better life for himself, his family and the community.
Three documentary films that offer models to prevent gun violence were screened recently at Coffee Makes You Black.
SHARE Wisconsin closes its doors in May, but the Mobile Market will continue through June.
For the seventh straight year, thousands marched in a show of unity for immigrant and worker rights during the May Day Solidarity March organized by Voces De La Frontera, an immigrant rights group based in Milwaukee.
Fifteen University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students are gaining research experience prior to graduation through internships with the Center for Urban Initiatives and Research program.
Urban Milwaukee and Newaukee sponsored an event to raise awareness about public transportation and the proposed streetcar project.
Gardening has gone viral for the teens of Neu-Life Community Resource Center in Lindsay Heights, who are using the Internet to help plan their plot at Alice’s Garden.
Brown Street Academy’s newly renovated outdoor classroom was the site of Milwaukee’s 47th annual Arbor Day celebration.
MPS students combined spoken word poetry, song and choreographed gestures as they competed in the Still Waters Collective High School Slam League Finals at the Milwaukee Public Library.
A survey of Clarke Square residents found that they want to live in a cleaner neighborhood. More than 100 volunteers heeded their call during the “Clean Up Bash” on Earth Day weekend sponsored by the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.