Journey House is collecting toys and gift card for neighborhood children and families this holiday season.
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council has filed a federal housing discrimination complaint against Bank of America Corp. alleging that the bank maintains and markets foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods better than in African-American and Latino neighborhoods.
The Mitchell Street Market Lofts, a $6.1 million project created by developers Tina Anderson and Sherri Webb, brings affordable housing and healthy foods to the near south side community.
The Milwaukee Public Library system has seen an increase of nearly 223,000 visitors compared to the same time last year. Still, the system had to cut its proposed budget for 2013, resulting in a reduction of hours and services.
A new program at Harold S. Vincent High School will give students the opportunity to study agriculture with a 21st century twist.
Families from the Clarke Square neighborhood recently gathered at Journey House to learn about weatherization, childhood lead poisoning and energy conservation.
Cyclists of all ages and skill levels gathered to have fun, learn and work toward a more active lifestyle and a more bike- and pedestrian- friendly neighborhood in Clarke Square at the recent “Cross the Domes” event in Mitchell Park.
The popularity of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors’ Most Improved Porch contest led two other communities to sponsor similar contests this summer. Winners will be announced Nov. 22.
More than 300 low-income students are spending Saturday mornings practicing for the ACT test, as part of their participation in College Possible.
Milwaukee Public School (MPS) budget cuts over the years have led to the elimination of many full-time art teacher positions. In response, MPS and local organizations created a program to fill the void, allowing thousands of Milwaukee youth to participate in innovative community-based programs.