A recent workshop brought together a panel of four visionary Milwaukee leaders to discuss the tenets of abundant communities as part of a three-part series on “Building a Better Milwaukee.”
Supporters of an act that would create more jobs in Milwaukee demonstrated at City Hall after the Common Council postponed introducing the citizen-authored Milwaukee Jobs Act until after the upcoming elections.
A new artisan cheese factory in Walker’s Point will be “small, local and value-driven,” according to owner Robert Wills, who plans to open the “Clock Shadow Creamery” in the next month. The operation, located in an environmentally friendly building, will be “green” from top to bottom.
A new charter school is aiming to close the proficiency gap for underserved, low-income students in the greater Thurston Woods community.
NOVA High School students recently visited the Jewish Museum Milwaukee to learn how to lead guided tours. The students are creating an exhibit on the Milwaukee civil rights movement in collaboration with Arts@Large, a program that provides arts experiences for Milwaukee Public School students.
SHOW researchers are coming to Layton Boulevard West this month to assess residents’ health. The information from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin helps bring to light health problems in the state and creates a better understanding about factors that affect health over time.
A free resource fair offered HIV and STD tests and vaccinations at no cost to Milwaukee youth and family members recently to raise awareness about health and wellness. The fair took place during a youth basketball tournament at North Division High School.
A study focusing on seven south side MPS elementary and middle schools conducted by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service shows that Spanish-speaking students who have been in ELL classes outperform their non-ELL peers in reading and math.
Since August, some area teens have been participating in Speak Out, a program that focuses on the damage sexual violence causes to victims, their families and friends. Students recently participated in a Bystander Intervention program at the Milwaukee Boys and Girls Club to learn how to help others stay safe.
Young artists from COA Riverwest Center recently displayed their work at the center gallery at 631 E. Center St.