Grade school children attended an art class at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts to paint flags honoring their loved ones and other veterans on Memorial Day.
A new 90-foot mural depicting the 50-year history of UMOS was unveiled on the South Side’s Butters-Fetting building.
Community members helped install a 7,000-gallon cistern at Paliafito Eco-Arts Park, which will serve as an “eco-arts” learning center where residents can participate in hands-on environmental and arts learning.
The Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative celebrated Cesar E. Chavez Day on the first anniversary of the dedication of a statue commemorating his legacy.
The Milwaukee Christian Center, whose senior center is located near 14th Street and National Avenue, has created an atmosphere of support, encouragement and education that helps struggling individuals access opportunities.
Latinas Unidas II, a new United Community Center residential treatment facility in Walker’s Point, will house 15 women seeking help with substance abuse and addiction issues. The program also offers services for pregnant women and those with infants.
Marcela Garcia, executive director of Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, envisions the center as the intersection of art and social justice in the community.
Led by Voces De La Frontera, more than 1,000 people marched from Walker’s Point to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to call attention to a wide range of causes related to immigrant rights.
Christine Neumann–Ortiz, founder and executive director of Voces De La Frontera, strives to aid immigrants through policy reform, civil aid and legal referrals.
Margaret Rozga, poet, civil rights activist and professor emerita of English at UW-Waukesha, recommends two art exhibits now on display to bring light to the dark days of December.