The Milwaukee YMCA has expanded its early childhood education and before- and after-school programs, allowing it to serve approximately 400 more children this school year.
Milwaukee residents within the Amani, Metcalfe Park and Muskego Way neighborhoods are serving as catalysts to set priorities and bring development and change within their local communities. To show its commitment and support to these residents and the city, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is awarding more than $1 million to nonprofits serving these Milwaukee […]
A new city-funded initiative to intervene before violence happens is making inroads in Garden Homes but to maximize its impact a partnership with Milwaukee police is necessary, says Ald. Ashanti Hamilton.
Next Door, the leading provider of early education and support services in Central City Milwaukee, announced today that President Carol Keintz, Ed.D will retire on September 3 after seven years with the agency. Following an extensive nation-wide search, the Board of Directors has hired Tracey Sparrow, Ed.D to succeed Keintz. Dr. Sparrow’s deep expertise in […]
Terryon Mckinnie, 16, who grew up near 23rd and Chambers, talks about exploring the world around him.
Milwaukee Police Department ambassadors joined Mayor Tom Barrett and Washington Park residents Tuesday for a one-mile walk through Washington Park, Metcalfe Park and Martin Drive, culminating in an ice cream social. Barrett is challenging Milwaukeeans to walk 100 miles in 100 days.
Neighborhood ambassadors in Garden Homes have sparked hope, mediated violence and begun to build trust in the North Side community.
Despite pushback from community residents, arena proponents see opportunity for job growth and development in the proposal passed by the state Assembly.
Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.
Ceso Sprewell, who lost his parents at a young age, struggled as a teen growing up in urban Milwaukee. Now 32, he has found his calling helping youth facing similar challenges.