Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
As the new executive director of Walnut Way, LaShawndra Vernon helped to organize her first annual Harvest Festival on the 2200 block of 17th Street, which brought together community members, police officers and local businesspeople.
The United Community Center (UCC) hosted an Opening and Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, September 15, 2016 for their new technology and skilled-trades focused charter school, Acosta Middle School (AMS). With a pre-college emphasis and curriculum focused on experiential learning, AMS aims to equip students with the skills to be competitive in dynamic future job markets. […]
Alderman Cavalier Johnson of the Milwaukee Common Council invites the public to attend the Havenwoods 5k – 10k Walk/Run and Harvest Fest this Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. This event benefits Havenwoods neighborhood revitalization projects. The race starts at the Havenwoods State Forest. Following the race, participants can enjoy the Havenwoods Harvest Fest at […]
Black leaders say unity, strategy and stories are essential to changing the conditions of Milwaukee’s African-American community.
Business, philanthropic, neighborhood and government representatives gathered to create new partnerships and share ideas for improving the quality of life for city residents at United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee’s first summit.
Diamond Sconiers, a fifth-grade student at Eastbrook Academy, loves to share her new knowledge and passions.
Clean Slate Milwaukee is holding its first community re-entry and expungement summit to help non-violent felons access resources and find opportunity.
Representatives of Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) urged residents attending a recent public meeting to purchase certified water filters to protect against lead-tainted drinking water.
The daylong Sankofa MKE festival in Washington Park celebrated black lives, music and culture.