More than three-quarters of licensed family day care centers in four central city ZIP codes received a YoungStar rating of two out of five stars, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service analysis. Many of these centers may be forced to close because providers can’t afford to move up the rating scale.
Journey House has begun its long-awaited move to a new home. Long split into three buildings located on different streets, the newly built Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will now house all the organization’s programs as well as administrative offices.
Volunteers from Target, City Year and MPS recently painted a new, colorful playground at the Hopkins Lloyd Community School in Lindsay Heights.
The Milwaukee Museum Mile kickoff event offered free admission and tours at a cluster of five local museums.
The restored shelter dates from the 1920s. It was refurbished by the Friends of the Hank Aaron State Trail and Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council. Another restored shelter located in the Third Ward does not have solar-powered lighting. The Menomonee Valley has long been the center of industry in Milwaukee. The area suffered from […]
One of Milwaukee’s many sculpted lions, and one of Corcordia’s many architectural flourishes, this particular lion and his twin look out over 32nd and Highland on the steps of the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation. Many of the 100-year-old homes that were built in the architecturally and historically rich Concordia neighborhood’s heyday still stand. The neighborhood […]
After months of preparation, Urban Underground youth recently presented their plans for improving health, public safety, education and juvenile justice in Milwaukee. The organization collaborated with other non-profits to hold a youth summit at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
Customers hope a new sponsor will come forward to sustain the Mobile Market program. SHARE Wisconsin, which currently runs the program, announced that it will close its doors at the end of May.
This set of lions and their twins look out over Clarke Square’s Lao Buddhist Temple, located on 20th Street and National Avenue. Clarke Square is home to Journey House, a community-based organization that strengthens families, as well as service agencies such as the Milwaukee Christian Center and the Lao American Organization. The community boasts the […]
An email from a Teach For America recruiter led Ryan Michaels to teach special education students in a Milwaukee public school. Now he wouldn’t have it any other way.