An ordinance meant to provide opportunity for minorities in the construction industry can help address unemployment and crime, but it must be better monitored, funded and enforced.
With the assistance of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the YWCA, local residents learn skills and find opportunities they hope will lead to employment.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin is claiming that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is inaccurately reporting the number of jobs in the beleaguered neighborhood.
Harbor District Inc. searches for ways to protect the waterfront’s habitat and utilize vacant land.
Two years ago this week, Cargill’s beef slaughterhouse was closed, displacing more than 600 workers, many of whom received training for new opportunities.
The Greater Milwaukee Committee’s MKE Fellows program is addressing the city’s “brain drain” by mentoring male African-American college students.
Angela Moragne, founder of That Salsa Lady, created an urban ranch in her backyard for other food businesses to grow their plants.
The youth arts nonprofit organization seeks to expand its programs and invest in its long-term future, as well as the neighborhood.
A family-owned business on Teutonia Avenue is one of the few shoe-shining and repair shops left in the city.
A new, expanded program is benefiting the second class of barista trainees at the Arts @ Large Walker’s Point café.