The Wisconsin Doulas of Color Collective works to combat Milwaukee’s high infant mortality rate through emotional support for mothers from its new home at the Body and Soul Healing Arts Center.
Lindsay Heights residents gather every Wednesday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer to walk the neighborhood, pick up trash and build community.
Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
As the new executive director of Walnut Way, LaShawndra Vernon helped to organize her first annual Harvest Festival on the 2200 block of 17th Street, which brought together community members, police officers and local businesspeople.
Black leaders say unity, strategy and stories are essential to changing the conditions of Milwaukee’s African-American community.
Business, philanthropic, neighborhood and government representatives gathered to create new partnerships and share ideas for improving the quality of life for city residents at United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee’s first summit.
Clean Slate Milwaukee is holding its first community re-entry and expungement summit to help non-violent felons access resources and find opportunity.
Representatives of Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) urged residents attending a recent public meeting to purchase certified water filters to protect against lead-tainted drinking water.
The daylong Sankofa MKE festival in Washington Park celebrated black lives, music and culture.
A home program in Layton Boulevard West seeks to provide affordable, energy-efficient homes by renovating foreclosures, but new foreclosures threaten to displace residents.