Chef Michael Feker taught volunteers how to cook and serve hot breakfasts for Auer Avenue School students during an eight-week program that took more than a year to plan.
During a presentation of a recently released report that shows the lopsided role white-led nonprofits play in neighborhood development, elected and appointed city officials and nonprofit leaders said that has to change.
The Urban Wood, Urban Heroes gallery provided a venue for African-American artists to display and sell their artwork of prominent figures in Milwaukee history.
Crime in the Amani neighborhood of Milwaukee continued to decrease another 12.08% in 2017, while at the same time City of Milwaukee crime increased 1.94%.
A new MATC program, Commit to Complete, is intended to serve students who live or work in the 53206 ZIP code, and who started college but were unable to finish.
Brenda Hart-Richardson has been retired for more than six years, but remains an active community advocate in Amani, where she grew up.
Lavita Booker dreamed about creating a garden to teach African-American children about their rich history. And then she built it.
The city’s Office of Violence Prevention has yet to release its violence prevention plan, more than a year after the process was launched. A prior effort touted by the Common Council has also fizzed out, without substantial results.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, State Sen. LaTonya Johnson and State Rep. David Crowley, along with other black leaders, led a community engagement canvass in the Amani neighborhood on the North Side.