James Lair, 31, said things have changed since his childhood in Lincoln Village, and that he and his family have been the victim of several recent property crimes.
Organizations such as Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES!), Voces de la Frontera and the Roberto Hernandez Center at UW-Milwaukee work to help undocumented teenagers on the path to a higher education.
World War II veteran Jesse Haro, 93, was presented with the second annual Latino Veteran of the Year Award at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.
Milwaukee Public Library asked community members to share their ideas on the design of a new library branch coming to the Historic Mitchell Street neighborhood next year.
The South Division and Bradley Tech high school football teams played the first game on the newly reconstructed South Stadium, which replaced the 90-year-old field.
For 55 years, the Native-American-founded ACE Boxing Club has provided underprivileged youth with the opportunity to learn important life skills through boxing.
Ignace Indian Health Center’s annual obesity awareness event provided free physical exams and activities for the city’s Native American community.
Common Ground held a street soccer tournament to demand changes in traffic laws that it says make the walk to school dangerous for children.
My Brother’s Keeper brought its initiative to remove barriers to employment and improve the ability of men to provide financial support for their children to the South Side.
Fares Abdalrhman, 45, came to America four years ago. Today he owns a business and believes that there is no better place for it than Milwaukee.