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.
Residents of the Thurston Woods neighborhood came together at a new event to paint chairs yellow, representing peace and positivity in the community.
A proposed charter school headed by former Milwaukee Teach for America Executive Director Maurice Thomas that was denied approval in April will get another chance.
Working to find new workshop space for more than six months after being forced out of North Division High School, One Hope Made Strong, which teaches construction industry skilled trades to low-income adults, has found a home at the Barack Obama School.
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced new neighborhoods that will be included in its Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.
The Agape Community Center recently added two new programs to its menu of services for youth, adults, families and seniors.
Thurston Woods Campus is one of 14 underperforming MPS schools selected for federal funding through the Commitment Schools program.
Representatives of the One Hope Made Strong skilled trades teaching program say they are talking with MPS leaders about using the industrial technology labs at the Barack Obama School of Career and Technical Education, after the project was ejected from North Division High School.
The diamond was freshly groomed, music blasted from the ballpark speakers and a digital scoreboard kept tally at Helfaer Field as teens from several community centers across Milwaukee played a game of Quickball.
On July 18th, 2014 Agape Community Center will host a community safety walk and clean up. Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will be present at the event. As part of an ongoing initiative for safer, cleaner neighborhoods, Agape will be providing cleaning materials to participants as they follow a route through Thurston Woods and the surrounding neighborhoods. […]