During their first week of commuting after the elimination of Route 18, some South Siders interviewed by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service along National Avenue were upset by the changes. Others said the bus lines that replaced Route 18 make their commute faster.
COA’S HIPPY program provides extra support to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten. HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is a national program that encourages parental involvement and works to strengthen family relationships.
Select Milwaukee and Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) joined forces to initiate a loan fund to stabilize homeownership in Milwaukee neighborhoods. The loan fund would assist local homebuyers with home improvement loans, mortgages and repair costs.
More than 200 city residents observed the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday by attending the Kujichagulia Luthern Center’s annual event, held this year at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Following two workshop sessions presented by area educators, teens from the youth organizations Urban Underground and Pathfinders discussed some of their challenges with adult attendees during a “Youth Speakout.”