Pro Trade Job Development, a local skilled trades training program, kicked off a push to secure commitments from 100 area employers to employ 100 individuals re-entering society from the criminal justice system.
After months of planning, South Side organizations launched an “Open Streets” event along Cesar E. Chavez Drive and Washington Street, offering exercise, food and fun.
The North Avenue/Fond Du Lac Marketplace BID 32 announced first-, second- and third-place winners of its first business plan competition.
King Drive Commons Gallery night was dedicated to the late Welford Sanders, whose legacy includes spearheading urban redevelopment in previously neglected Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Local developers want to feed, educate and employ Milwaukee residents at a proposed delicatessen and fresh-food market in a boarded-up restaurant.
Despite pushback from community residents, arena proponents see opportunity for job growth and development in the proposal passed by the state Assembly.
An expansion of Mayor Tom Barrett’s Earn & Learn youth jobs program is providing summer employment for 200 young people in an attempt to reduce crime and clean city neighborhoods.
Participants in MATC’s YouthBuild program gain experience in construction skills by volunteering to help build two houses in Washington Park.
Arts @ Large’s student-led coffee shop on the South Side is designed to provide business skills to young aspiring baristas and entrepreneurs.
Workers demanded an hourly wage increase, training compensation and increased job benefits for those working in MCFI’s New Health Services program.