Sean, currently homeless in the Layton Boulevard West neighborhood, is committed to his faith and enjoys getting together with others to discuss religion. We met up with him at Ebenezer Lutheran Church before a hot meal.
Brandon Robins’ barber chair is often occupied by one of the youngsters from the Concordia neighborhood, and that’s just how Brandon likes it.
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.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporter Kelly Meyerhofer speaks with Mitch Teich of Lake Effect Radio about the truancy rate of Milwaukee Public Schools.
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.
NNS reporter Molly Rippinger talks with Mitch Teich and Bonnie North of Lake Effect Milwaukee Public Radio about how a federally funded program seeks to spark improvement at some of MPS’s most-challenged schools.
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.