Princess Vaulx, a senior at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, won a merit award from the National YoungArts Foundation for vocal jazz.
In its 20th year, Safe & Sound runs a variety of programs involving community members, law enforcement officers and youth to improve Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Mohamed Abubaukar came to the U.S from Somalia when he was 18 years old with the dream of starting a business. Years later, his dream became a reality.
Residents and panelists at a recent community meeting indicated that they would like the next police chief to be someone from within the Milwaukee Police Department who will work well with others and rebuild trust with the community.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Artists Working in Education has successfully connected artists with community members and more than 60,000 youth to create large and small pieces of art.
While a new national report focusing on black male achievement highlights Milwaukee’s increased investment and action to support black men and boys, progress toward improving the lives of black males in the city has been slow.
An initiative of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, the Block Projects Menu, engages residents and grows local leaders in South Side neighborhoods.
For 18 years, Unity in Motion founder Allen Ruppel has encouraged Milwaukee’s youth to earn a high school diploma, go to college and contribute to the community.
A new development on Historic Mitchell Street that includes a branch of the Milwaukee Public Library and 60 market-rate apartments has already sparked talk of change in the distressed neighborhood.
Pete’s Fruit Market is bringing fresh produce, international seafood and jobs to Bronzeville, an area that was once considered a food desert.