The Social Development Commission’s free tax preparation service, VITA, is in need of $35,000 by Jan. 31, or it may be forced to cut the program by 75 percent. VITA helped prepare 11,853 federal and state returns in 2016.
Women refugees gathered for an afternoon of relaxation at the Aurora Walker’s Point Community Clinic on Saturday for the first in a series of weekly wellness classes designed specifically for their needs.
In the wake of revelations the Milwaukee Health Department may not have visited the homes of lead-poisoned children nor tested the water, aldermen and advocates are calling for an independent audit of the department.
Once thriving, and then an eyesore that split the north and south sides of the city, the Menomonee Valley comeback continues.
In an effort to battle poverty, the Northwest Side Community Development Corp. has created more than 1,000 jobs in the area since 2000, while serving the community in multiple other ways.
Many women in entry-level positions choose not to report sexual harassment incidents for fear of repercussions and go on to suffer negative mental effects of the trauma for years.
Community leader Venice Williams envisions a revitalized community center after extensive renovations at Kujichagulia Lutheran Center on Capitol Drive.
Community activist and former teacher Jamaal Smith aims to reduce the inequalities students of color face in the education system.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 15, the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service will launch the distribution of thousands of free copies of an illustrated 32-page book marking the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches.
Mayor Tom Barrett asked for Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker’s resignation in the wake of revelations that the families of children who were lead poisoned were not properly notified.