The Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program aims to help youth expunge criminal records that hamper their ability to find employment and quality housing.
A neighborhood block club, residents and a new safe baby program were honored during last night’s 6th District town hall meeting by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs for making the district a great place in which to live, and each was presented with a 2016 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award.
“Fill the Gaps” is a temporary initiative created by Arts @ Large and Milwaukee Public Schools to place trained artist educators in classrooms until the district can hire licensed teachers.
Almost 1,000 people attended the Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Milwaukee Public Library’s King branch.
David Washington loves math so much that he completed all the math courses his school offered by the time he was a sophomore. MAS sent him to Marquette University calculus classes for two years and now he is bound for Northwestern University.
Keith Stanley, executive director of Near West Side Partners since 2013, is spearheading redevelopment of seven communities with help from anchor institutions.
Safe Zones, a community policing initiative that emerged from Dontre Hamilton’s shooting death in 2014, has worked to combat violence and conflict in two challenged neighborhoods — with documented success.
Led by Voces De La Frontera, more than 1,000 people marched from Walker’s Point to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to call attention to a wide range of causes related to immigrant rights.
Centro Hispano CEO Toni Rivera-Joachin takes pride in leading the oldest Latino-serving organization in Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin.
Sheri Williams Pannell is a playwright, director and actor, and is First Stage’s dramaturg and education department lead teacher.