According to individuals familiar with the local manufacturing industry, people from underserved communities will need increased access to education, exposure to technology and a “growth mindset” to access the opportunities of the future.
A single plot in Gretchen Mead’s front yard has blossomed into the Victory Garden Initiative (VGI), a thriving community of staff and volunteers committed to helping Milwaukee residents grow their own food and cook nutritious meals for their families.
About 200 people participated in a Solidarity March organized by UBLAC to mark “Bloody Sunday,” when Alabama state troopers and local police beat non-violent protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.
Blia Cha helped nearly 800 people — many refugees from Southeast Asia — become homeowners in Milwaukee.
Walnut Way’s Innovations and Wellness Commons has filled a void in Lindsay Heights, a neighborhood short on healthy food options.
Four Asian restaurants and an Asian grocery store reside within a block of one another in the largely Latino neighborhood of Silver City.
A districtwide uniform policy recently passed by the Milwaukee Public Schools Board of Directors attempts to address bullying and reduce costs for low-income families, but critics say it does not get at the root cause of those issues.
Diane De La Santos left the corporate world after 20 years as a health care executive to head the then-faltering nonprofit, City on a Hill. During the 14 years since, she has made her mark on the Avenues West neighborhood and on the city at large.
Next Door and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offered screenings, information and healthcare resources to parents at a recent health fair.