Today, Walnut Way Conservation Corp., a neighborhood-based nonprofit known for its innovative work in economic and environmental health and wellness, and the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office, hosted a ribbon cutting at Fondy Market to celebrate the completion of green infrastructure and clean energy projects in the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood, as well as the city’s first Eco Tour designation.
Milwaukee has one of the highest rates for STDs. Sexually active individuals are encouraged to get tested and to know their status, and here are some resources to help.
City leaders hope a new program that enlists hospitals and neighborhood “interrupters” can help disrupt the cycle of retaliatory violence in Milwaukee.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. established Blue Skies Landscaping to help the community. Now the business provides a third of the organization’s operating budget.
A shoe factory turned apartment and office building is the latest development of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, which seeks to reinvigorate a thriving community in the blocks surrounding King Drive.
During the Black History Month Read-in, Leonard Glover, his two children and a modest group of community members enjoyed poems and stories about African-Americans, by African-Americans.
A neighborhood of “cumulative disadvantages” is how a new report from the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development characterizes Milwaukee’s 53206 ZIP code area.
When it comes to food, sometimes it’s easier to eat something convenient over something healthy. Kohl’s Healthy Families and the American Cancer Society decided to challenge that idea with nutrition education programs.
Milwaukee has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country. So when men leave the prison system and return home, the Alma Center helps them navigate a pathway to success.
Lorenda Smith, a mother of three with a baby on the way, works hard for her money. But it’s barely enough to take care of her family. Under a resolution by Ald. Tony Zielinski, Milwaukee would officially support Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to increase the minimum wage in Wisconsin to $15.