Devonte Kingsby is a bus driver for the Milwaukee County Transit System. His favorite thing about his job is helping others.
The recent Arms Around Us event in Amani celebrated “hope, unity and change” in Amani, Metcalfe Park, Sherman Park, Washington Park, Lindsay Heights and Walnut Hill.
Wisconsin Black Historical Society director Clayborn Benson asked artist George Gist to replace the building’s mural with one that illustrated black contributions to Wisconsin.
Lindsay Heights residents gather every Wednesday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer to walk the neighborhood, pick up trash and build community.
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 Northside YMCA hosted an afternoon of healthy fun, free health screenings and a school supplies giveaway.
LaShawndra Vernon, the new executive director at Walnut Way Conservation Corp., has taken on the task of leading the organization as it prepares to enter the next phase of its development.
Several hundred community members of all races and ages attended a Black Lives Matter event organized by performing artists and activists.
Milwaukee County has adopted the SEED initiative, which employs mobile markets, community gardens and food preservation to address the issues of hunger and urban food deserts.
It was the anti-shark tank. Taking an untraditional approach, a Milwaukee business incubator event held Wednesday, June 29, gave north-side entrepreneurs advice on how to realize their business dreams and nurture their neighborhood in the bargain. “I saw so many business hopefuls getting together with one another and discussing possibilities for collaboration and how they […]