After a slow start, the Journey House Community Garden partnered with the Milwaukee County SEED Initiative, and now has a waiting list for 24 plots.
Two new apartment buildings with units designated for young people aging out of foster care are planned for the Clarke Square neighborhood, but some residents voiced concern about density and parking at a recent neighborhood meeting.
A group of professional women committed to creating change in Milwaukee initiated “The Walls of Strength,” a project in which community members can inscribe positive messages into clay stones.
Christine Neumann–Ortiz, founder and executive director of Voces De La Frontera, strives to aid immigrants through policy reform, civil aid and legal referrals.
Tyna Rule, board president of the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative, has a vision for improving the quality of life for area residents.
UMOS Latina Resource Center hosted a candlelight vigil where staff and supporters gathered to name the 53 women killed by domestic violence this year.
A new group home for young people aging out of foster care, built with the help of Journey House, the city, county and other partners, was once a target for razing.
County Board Supervisor Peggy A. West held an overnight event called “Sleep Out Saturday” to support Milwaukee’s homeless community.
Marquette University researchers and the United Community Center joined together to offer Familia Sanas, a culturally appropriate program to treat Spanish-speaking Latino children diagnosed with ADHD.
Mark Beres, 40, said that unlike when he was a child, kids don’t trick or treat on the South Side anymore.