In 2009, East Side resident Marvin Pope launched the first issue of BU (Be You) Magazine, an online video publication. He is currently working on the seventh issue.
Luther Chambers, a Salvation Army bell ringer collects donations to help the poor outside a local grocery store.
Elliot Oshkeshequam, who lost his job recently, spent a recent morning gathering scrap metal in Clarke Square.
Terry O’Kelly, 31, is an organizer with Wisconsin Voices who goes door to door hoping to persuade residents to get involved in their community. NNS caught up with him in Metcalfe Park.
Two city residents share why voting is important to them.
Neighbors from Washington Park enjoyed the Lisbon Avenue Art Festival, which was organized by Washington Park Partners and Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
James Moran, executive director of the Milwaukee Soccer Development Group, explains how playing soccer on tennis courts could help inner-city, Milwaukee youth.
Milwaukee Public Schools partnered with Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and the Greater Milwaukee Dental Association (GMDA) to provide free dental exams for Head Start students at Marquette’s Dental School.
An end-of-summer BBQ at the ARTery lured Riverwest resident Angela Warren and her family, (from left) James and Mekai Sokolowski, into the new “art park” developed in an abandoned railroad corridor between Riverwest and Harambee.
Montique Evans shares why she and her family participated in the seventh annual UNCOM Walk for Wellness at Mitchell Park.