Saehee Chang founded Korea Konnect, a program that connects Americans to Korean culture through traditional Korean drumming and cooking.
Arts and Recreation
Blank Space Milwaukee is an urban art cooperative located on the North Side of Milwaukee where artists can rent studio space and take classes to learn about investing in themselves.
The Black Arts Think Tank, made up of three of the oldest African American arts organizations in Wisconsin, works to preserve the history and culture of the African diaspora.
True Skool offers DJ classes as an outlet for youths to explore their artistic interests while filling a need created by Milwaukee Public Schools budget cuts.
The Milwaukee County budget includes funds to repair Washington Park’s historic band shell and baseball field.
Two sisters found a unique way to explore the impact of diabetes on Mexican-Americans’ oral health in an art gallery on Chavez Drive.
About 150 MPS students competed for a spot at the America SCORES national poetry slam, which takes place in New York City in April.
Local fashion designer and Milwaukee native Kelvin Haydon celebrated winning the first business plan competition sponsored by the North Avenue Fond Du Lac Marketplace BID 32 with neighborhood residents and supporters.
Local artists created murals depicting the struggle for fair housing for a new park in the Harambee neighborhood, created through a public-private partnership.
The Alma Center won a national award and $10,000 for its pioneering program to heal abusive men and stop the cycle of violence.