Nekea Leon recently participated in a performance at Milwaukee City Hall where dancers portrayed stories of residents of Sherman Park. Leon lived there as a young child.
At two recent events to solicit community feedback that will inform recommendations on police reform made by the Milwaukee Collaborative Reform Initiative, residents said police officers must answer for their interactions with individuals.
Community members are split on what consequences American Sewer Services should face after two separate photos surfaced of its employees carrying guns and displaying hateful symbols on the job.
Laura Sue Mosier, 58, co-owns the Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast in the Concordia neighborhood. Her annual effort to donate warm clothing outside of the B&B recently hit a snag, because somebody has been stealing the clothing and selling it to people in the neighborhood.
A community meeting to discuss the city’s Blueprint for Peace drew about 25 people, including parents concerned for their children’s safety.
Twelve finalists for the prestigious MANDI awards were announced Tuesday night. Two new categories were added this year, recognizing economic development and collaboration.
Volunteers participating in Block Build–Near West Side repaired homes for low-income, elderly and disabled residents in the Miller Valley neighborhood last weekend.
Ellis McCoy, 64, said these days people are “rushing” too much and not carefully considering or planning their lives.
Project Homeless Connect, staffed by agency and student volunteer, brings multiple support services and resources together under one roof.
Residents of the near South and West Sides are concerned that the closing of fire stations 28 and 31 will negatively impact quality of life in the areas and result in delayed response times.