Built in 2011, Veterans Manor Apartments in Milwaukee is the only establishment of its kind in the state of Wisconsin. It offers residents a comfortable place to call home and services such as an on-site counselor, weekly support group meetings and, most of all, a sense of community. Veterans Manor won the 2012 PNC Trail Blazer Award at the MANDIs (Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation).
While Latinos seem to agree that there should be more Latino state representatives from the south side, they disagree which redistricting map is most likely to accomplish that goal.
Nearly a year after decorative markers intended to help “brand” Clarke Square were completed, they have been installed at five locations throughout the community.
LISC Milwaukee recently honored 16 organizations for their work to improve their neighborhoods at the 13th Annual MANDI Awards. More than 700 corporate leaders, neighborhood activists and government officials attended.
After 40 years of marriage, Leroy and Lilly Riser of Milwaukee renewed their vows Sunday along with hundreds of other couples in celebration of National Black Marriage Day.
Nearly a year after permitting problems delayed the placement of decorative gateway markers in Clarke Square, the first of five markers has recently been set on South Layton Boulevard.
CORE, a holistic therapy center, celebrated its recent move to a new energy-efficient building with food, music and dancing.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Violence Prevention Initiative has awarded $750,000 to Ripple Effect Milwaukee, a program that will teach conflict resolution and leadership skills to youth at Boys and Girls Clubs throughout Milwaukee.
Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club members joined anti-smoking groups on March 21 to urge their peers to quit smoking. They hung colorful T-shirts bearing anti-tobacco messages on clotheslines in front of the club at 43rd and Burleigh streets to attract the attention of rush hour commuters.
Health care reform advocates, some dressed as the “Grim Reaper,” protested outside an Americans for Prosperity convention last weekend. Leading opponents of the Affordable Care Act, including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, spoke at the conference, whose purpose was to educate conservative activists.