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.
Bradley Tech High School’s second annual career day allowed students to explore the skilled trades hands on, with the hope of helping them find their passion and connect with industry professionals.
UMOS Latina Resource Center hosted a candlelight vigil where staff and supporters gathered to name the 53 women killed by domestic violence this year.
The 7th Annual Día de los Muertos Parade took place in the Walker Square and Walker’s Point neighborhoods on Saturday, Oct. 29.
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.