Community members developed the concepts portrayed in a new Sherman Park mural created by artist Tia Richardson.
Barbara David Salas, a marcher in the open housing protests in 1967-1968, reflects on racial injustice in Milwaukee a half-century later. She is shown here with her mother, Mildred David (left).
Following the success of the first Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative in Washington Park, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is taking the program to two more neighborhoods.
The Milwaukee Health Department is working to reduce childhood lead poisoning and inform the public of the risks, but residents and officials agree that more must be done.
Earl Bracy, a psychologist who participated in the open housing marches as a young man, says today’s young people are not as invested in social change as his generation.
Artists Working in Education offers high school and college-age interns career opportunities in art, while sharing their passion with younger children.
Claudette Harris, a former NAACP Youth Council member, participated in the 1960s open housing marches with family and friends seeking social justice.
The YWCA’s High School Equivalency Diploma program helps students obtain high school-level credentials by completing a 20-week course.
The Milwaukee NAACP Youth Council provided leadership opportunities for young African-American women that were absent in other aspects of their lives.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will primarily serve Latino students when it begins classes next month. The school also will offer community members access to a health care clinic, ESL classes and GED preparation.