More schools and students participated in the second year of the Lindsay Heights Academic Olympics, where young people could demonstrate their math skills.
Youth groups with a great idea how to make Milwaukee a better place are invited to apply for a $5,000 grant from Lead2Change, Inc. Two grants for community service projects will be awarded under the new “DreamBig” grant program.
A new project organized by the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures program at UW-Milwaukee will help Thurston Woods residents share their stories. Students will interview residents and archive community history.
Youth Rising Up, a group of Milwaukee teens and young adults, has joined a national protest against the Family Dollar store chain, which has begun selling tobacco products. The youth activists protested outside of the North Avenue store and then brought their concerns to City Hall.
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in the city of Milwaukee turned out for the recall election on Tuesday, according to the City of Milwaukee Election Commission. A total of 223,044 ballots were cast.
Students from Westside Academy II marched alongside community members in a peace rally that concluded with the dedication of a memorial garden for victims of violence.
In an emotional ceremony, the Boys & Girls Clubs Stein Scholars pre-college program celebrated its 33 graduating high school seniors and its first class of graduating college students.
Milwaukee high school students have collaborated with a local non-profit arts agency to design and present a museum-quality exhibition about the open housing marches of 1967-68.
The Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics is now a reality. The striking new building will serve Journey House as well as H.W. Longfellow School.
An unscientific poll of central city residents conducted during the past weekend found that of those eligible to vote, 88 percent plan to go to the polls tomorrow.