The Urban Ecology Center, along with the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter, hosted an Earth Day of Service in the Washington Park community to encourage environmental awareness.
Through personal stories told by Ex Fabula fellows and small group discussions, audience members addressed housing as a public health issue at a recent forum held at the Zilber School of Public Health.
Lauren Hubbard grew up in 53206, and now she is trying to end the stigma surrounding mental illness that prevents people from getting help.
A North Side family speaks about their 5-year-old’s experience with lead poisoning as the city continues to struggle with its response to the public health crisis.
Mi Casa Su Cafe is one of more than a dozen restaurants participating in the third annual Black Restaurant Week, taking place through April 21.
Evelyn Terry showcases artwork in her home art gallery, but despite her past international success, she lacks funding for much-needed renovations.
Participants in Walnut Way’s Boys 2 Leaders program, led by Terron Edwards, have begun planning activities for the summer, including trips to baseball games and concerts, and meeting with professionals for job advice.
Daniel Montalvo, a senior at Reagan College Preparatory High School, was selected as National Urban Debater of the Year and will compete in the national tournament beginning April 19.
Although the City of Milwaukee promised more than a year ago to replace lead service lines at each of the city’s 346 licensed child care facilities, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has found that only 146 have been replaced thus far, due to a combination of mismanagement, poor communication and unresponsive property owners.
Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch announced a WEDC grant for the innovative commercial project in Sherman Park.