Cargill’s beef slaughterhouse is closing today, leaving many of its South Side workers without a job.
“Listening to Mitchell,” a seven-block art installation that features visual art and audio storytelling, runs through Aug. 10.
The American Cancer Society hosted a free cancer prevention and education event for uninsured women in the Latino community.
In some city neighborhoods, kids play indoors because parents fear for their safety. But places such as the Urban Ecology Centers are providing safe havens for outdoor play and creating safer neighborhoods in the process.
Ricardo Castillo, co-owner of Finca Realty, recently purchased a building on 36th and Pierce in the Silver City neighborhood after searching in the neighborhood for five years. He’s been invested in the community, and with this new purchase, he’s going all in.
Hundreds of Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West residents converged on Clarke Square Park recently to clean parks and surrounding areas before enjoying a community celebration.
The annual May Day march for immigrant rights brought calls to end deportations, stop detaining people at local courthouses and provide undocumented Wisconsin college students tuition equity.
In communities throughout the central city, neighbors joined together to help clean up and beautify their surroundings.
UMOS is offering an employment and training program for low-income youth looking to gain job experience or a GED.
Escuela Verde held a do-it-yourself workshop to demonstrate the school’s hands-on learning approach and raise funds to help relocate the school to Silver City.