Sabrina Watson-Love, 45, is a caregiver who believes the younger generation should be helping the elderly.
Edurawdo Hawthorne is hoping he can serve Milwaukee as a firefighter.
Milwaukee native Kenneth Barron loves the city, but would like to see transportation improve so he can get to where he needs to go quicker.
Community leader Venice Williams envisions a revitalized community center after extensive renovations at Kujichagulia Lutheran Center on Capitol Drive.
Vaun Mayes, who founded Program the Parks in Sherman Park, wants to give at-risk teens the opportunities he didn’t have growing up.
Lavita Booker dreamed about creating a garden to teach African-American children about their rich history. And then she built it.
The Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons, executive director of Tricklebee Café, makes it her mission to provide healthy, affordable food to North Side residents.
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.
The “Sherman Park Rising” mural, 4715 W. Center St., was dedicated Friday with artist Tia Richardson, Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn in attendance.
Developers have raised about half the funds needed for the Sherman Phoenix project in Sherman Park, which would convert the fire-damaged BMO Harris Bank building into a hub of black entrepreneurship and investment.