The 7th Annual Día de los Muertos Parade took place in the Walker Square and Walker’s Point neighborhoods on Saturday, Oct. 29.
County Board Supervisor Peggy A. West held an overnight event called “Sleep Out Saturday” to support Milwaukee’s homeless community.
The Walker’s Point Center for the Arts kicked off its 24th annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration with an opening night reception displaying colorful ofrendas decorated with items representing loved ones in the artists’ lives.
On a recent Saturday about 100 people in Milwaukee participated in Walk for Freedom, a fundraising and awareness event held by the global anti-human trafficking organization A21.
Students from the Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language’s refugee program viewed an art installation that involved students from their school at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art.
The recent Arms Around Us event in Amani celebrated “hope, unity and change” in Amani, Metcalfe Park, Sherman Park, Washington Park, Lindsay Heights and Walnut Hill.
Building on last year’s conference on “Reviving Justice,” Plymouth Church, UCC, hosted a two-day event on Sept. 24 and 25 called “Reviving Peace.” About 140 people attended the conference, which sought to provide opportunities for attendees to learn about diverse spiritual traditions, and to make new connections for peace work.
The threat of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of participants in UNCOM’s ninth annual Walk for Wellness, which promotes healthy eating and active living.
Near West Side Partners, Inc. held an open house bus tour to show homes for sale in Near West Side neighborhoods.
Alderman Cavalier Johnson’s Books in the Barbershop initiative was unveiled at Chicago Cutz barbershop today.