Brenda Hart-Richardson has been retired for more than six years, but remains an active community advocate in Amani, where she grew up.
The Books for Kids Mobile Library travels around the city to deliver donated books to children under the age of 5.
Lavita Booker dreamed about creating a garden to teach African-American children about their rich history. And then she built it.
Motivated to address chronic housing issues, community members hope to make it easier for residents to access housing and neighborhoods to thrive.
The Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons, executive director of Tricklebee Café, makes it her mission to provide healthy, affordable food to North Side residents.
After five years of planning, work is underway on the Legacy Lofts apartment complex, which is scheduled to open in August 2018.
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.
Vincent Ashford was inspired to start a healthier lifestyle when he began working at Walnut Way Conservation Corp.
As officials begin planning for the Milwaukee Streetcar’s possible route extensions into Walker’s Point and Bronzeville, residents are worried that too much development could drive out longtime residents.
Nonprofit real estate developer CUPED Corp. has purchased the property that formerly housed the Reader’s Choice bookstore and plans to redevelop the building for Jazale’s Art Studio and Grateful Girls.