Tracey Dent has been involved with several organizations with one common purpose — to prevent violence.
Once a staple on Milwaukee’s South Side, the corner bar is becoming a relic in some neighborhoods, a result of the steady decline of industry, changing social patterns, licensing issues and the unwillingness of bar owners to adapt.
Activism always has been part of Livia Rowell Ortiz’s life, but her work took on new meaning when she began fighting for transgender rights in Milwaukee.
Twelve finalists for the prestigious MANDI awards were announced Tuesday night. Two new categories were added this year, recognizing economic development and collaboration.
Community leaders were sorry to hear about Will Allen’s retirement and the uncertain future of his urban farming nonprofit Growing Power, but said they are optimistic about the future of urban farming and Dr. Martin Luther King Drive.
Brenda Hart-Richardson has been retired for more than six years, but remains an active community advocate in Amani, where she grew up.
A proposal before the Common Council would fine business owners for abandoned shopping carts, which supporters say have been a blight on Milwaukee neighborhoods.
The Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons, executive director of Tricklebee Café, makes it her mission to provide healthy, affordable food to North Side residents.
Ajamou Butler, the founder of Heal the Hood, wants young people to know that “where you are is not where you’re designed to be.”
My Father’s House was created by representatives of social service agencies in Milwaukee County to equip men with the skills and resources to be better parents.