Quintes Williams, 25, who lives in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood, shares some thoughts on interacting with the police.
Terry O’Kelly, 31, is an organizer with Wisconsin Voices who goes door to door hoping to persuade residents to get involved in their community. NNS caught up with him in Metcalfe Park.
Fathers from across the city gathered at the ninth annual Fatherhood Summit.
Hundreds of participants from various Milwaukee neighborhoods gathered to support creating a safer, healthier neighborhood in Metcalfe Park at the community’s “Arms Around Us” event.
From dental care, to breast cancer prevention, to healthy eating, a recent block party spearheaded by I Have a Dream called attention to health and wellness in Metcalfe Park toward the end of a difficult summer.
MICAH volunteers are canvassing residents of the 53206 ZIP code on the North Side to encourage voter registration and gather opinions about prison reform.
Community activist Leilani Lopez has started work in Metcalfe Park as co-coordinator for the federal Building Neighborhood Capacity Program.
Borchert Field resident Andre Lee Ellis has taken anti-violence efforts into his own hands, paying young black men to clean up their neighborhood for several hours each weekend.
Almost two years after the launch of the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program in two distressed city neighborhoods, community leaders see progress, and the federal government is extending and expanding the program.
The 11th annual African American Walk for Quality Health raised awareness about racial health disparities, with a focus on women’s health.