“Music Under Glass,” the weekly November through March live concert at the Mitchell Park Domes, recently featured music of “The King” as well as an Elvis costume contest and a light show.
Poet and café owner Simon Warren is expected to attract an artistic crowd to Lindsay Heights with the opening of his new business, Sweet Black Coffee.
Tanicha Suggs, a mother of eight, has settled into her new home in the Harambee neighborhood, where she moved in December. The house is one of five on the block built by Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
About 225 children participate in COA Youth & Family Centers free meal program daily. The program ensures that children from low-income households receive nutritious meals throughout the day in a safe environment.
Select Milwaukee and Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) joined forces to initiate a loan fund to stabilize homeownership in Milwaukee neighborhoods. The loan fund would assist local homebuyers with home improvement loans, mortgages and repair costs.
With the help of a $200,000 two-year grant, the Lindsay Heights Health Alliance and its partners are working to improve access to healthy food by making it available at “corner stores” in the neighborhood.
Stephanie Williams and her youngest daughter go to school together at the Next Door Foundation in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood. Williams attends GED classes while her daughter participates in the Early Head Start program.
More than 200 city residents observed the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday by attending the Kujichagulia Luthern Center’s annual event, held this year at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Following two workshop sessions presented by area educators, teens from the youth organizations Urban Underground and Pathfinders discussed some of their challenges with adult attendees during a “Youth Speakout.”
Milwaukeeans celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts with cultural performances, student speeches and art projects, and a theatrical look at Milwaukee’s history against discrimination.
Admission Possible staff and AmeriCorps members observed the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a day of service. The volunteers painted a recently renovated home for House of Love Youth Homes, Inc., which provides housing while promoting self-sufficiency and a family environment.