Young people participating in an Urban Underground summer program launched the online Youth Rise Magazine, which profiles five central-city teens working to improve their communities.
Early this summer, Vaun Mayes, 29, and his colleagues founded Program the Parks to bring organized activities and role models to Sherman Park.
Alex Runner, a Sherman Park resident who serves on the board of Historic Milwaukee, writes about the burning frustration building in young men of color who see prosperity in their neighborhood, but have been unable to attain it.
Harbor District Inc. searches for ways to protect the waterfront’s habitat and utilize vacant land.
Wearing blue shirts and brown pants, 11 members of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team took to the streets of the Sherman Park neighborhood to offer counsel and prayer to residents and others in the wake of the fiery social unrest there. Kenny Vaughn, the chaplain coordinator for the project, said local churches invited the […]
Milwaukee Christian Center recently unveiled its 14th YouthBuild house, constructed in Walker Square.
Christine James, 37, talks about raising her children on Vilet Street in the Martin Drive neighborhood.
In the wake of violent protests in the Sherman Park neighborhood, two spoken-word poetry groups joined together to host an open-mic event there.
SHARP Literacy has partnered with Neighborhood House of Milwaukee to create a permanent mosaic bench for Neighborhood House Garden Park. The project involved the participation of students enrolled in SHARP Literacy’s eight-week Summer Learning Gain Initiative, which was offered at nine urban locations throughout Milwaukee. The “Urban Agriculture” bench project was inspired by SHARP Literacy’s […]
TRUE Skool interns showcased their final projects after a seven-week program that included using the arts to cope with stress.