Revitalize Milwaukee rallied more than 450 volunteers and 20 partners to improve 30 Clarke Square neighborhood homes on South 17th Street between West Mineral and West Scott streets.
About 700 Girl Scouts received awards at a recent ceremony for completing their service projects and for leadership and dedication.
Local mental health organization NAMI Greater Milwaukee works to fight stigma and change the conversation about mental illness.
Victory Garden Initiative is building about 500 garden beds for Milwaukee residents and businesses in a two-week period.
Muneer Bahauddeen is a community-based public artist with expertise in ceramics and printmaking.
The number of students who passed their GED tests at Milwaukee’s four main testing sites nose-dived when a new, more challenging test was rolled out in 2014. It has been rising slowly since then, but is still fewer than one-fourth of the total who passed in 2013.
The Common Council recently passed a resolution calling on the county, state and federal government to prioritize prevention to address crime and violence.
Neighborhood residents joined city officials, representatives of nonprofit organizations and business owners to celebrate the relocation of Bader Philanthropies’ global headquarters to Harambee.
Jendora Kelley, a local poet and community culture leader at Carmen High School, shares spoken word poetry at community events as a way to encourage positive change in Milwaukee.
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.