Despite rainy weather, neighborhood residents turned out for the first farmers market in Jackson Park. Vendors sold early summer greens and vegetables, bakery-made bread, gifts and stationary and food truck goodies.
Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center held its “Planting Festival” At the Native Wellness Garden at 6th and Howard over the weekend. Volunteers planted the “3 Sisters Garden,” and the Medicine Wheel Garden, and prepared other areas for planting.
Southside Organizing Committee’s Spring/Summer Neighborhood Fair sponsored 25 resource and information stations in honor of its 25th anniversary.
Veritas High School students enrolled in the Mentor 2.0 program and their mentors recently gathered at the high school for a celebration.
Milwaukeeans from around the city gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Dontre Hamilton in Red Arrow Park on the one year anniversary of his death. Some marched to the event from various spots around the city. The event featured music, speakers, food, and tributes to Hamilton’s life.
Jazale’s Art Studio recently hosted a grand opening at its new multi-use art studio in Bronzeville.
Students, community leaders, public officials, and law enforcement representatives gathered in Turner Hall to work towards a more peaceful and understanding community.
The fifth annual Black Marriage Day emphasized the importance of successful marriages and strong families in the Black community.
Gospel groups from around the city gathered at Bachar Outreach Ministries Church to rehearse in advance of the second Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee.
The Fresh Perspective series plans to give black men in Milwaukee a chance to stage art shows and sell their work. Its coordinators strive to break down stereotypes against black men that say “they can’t do that.”