My family, the García family, has eaten thousands of elotes, enjoyed many taquizas, has eaten innumerable bowls of menudo, and has welcomed many new years on the blocks of Chavez Drive. This series of photos capture memories, places and the everyday people whose magic brings life to this street.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service's community photography feature was launched with the help of a successful crowd-funding campaign conducted by Marquette University students. Four cameras are lent to community members from different neighborhoods to document their lives. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eduardo Garcìa has attended La Luz del Mundo church on Chavez Drive for more than 25 years. His photo gallery documents daily activities at the church.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has launched a new community photography feature, Neighborhood Lens, with a pop-up photo gallery on Chavez Drive. The photos were taken by people who live or work on the South Side street.
Cesar Chavez Drive is the artery that connects me to many places, numerous people and countless memories—it is home.
Students from Auer Avenue School visited the construction site of the new Moody Park, getting a sneak peak of the Amani neighborhood’s much anticipated addition.
Take a walk around Amani with the Auer Avenue News Team, a group of talented 4th-8th graders from Auer Avenue Community School.