The Milwaukee Health Department is working to reduce childhood lead poisoning and inform the public of the risks, but residents and officials agree that more must be done.
The Hunger Task Force and local partners collaborate to make sure local youth get adequate nutrition through the summer, with 138 meal locations in the city of Milwaukee.
On a recent Sunday when temperatures soared above 90 degrees, hundreds of people gathered in Clarke Square for the ‘open streets’ festivities.
Community members participated in the 14th annual African-American Walk for Quality Health to call attention to the dangers of toy guns.
Local mental health organization NAMI Greater Milwaukee works to fight stigma and change the conversation about mental illness.
Victory Garden Initiative is building about 500 garden beds for Milwaukee residents and businesses in a two-week period.
Women of color in Milwaukee will be disproportionately harmed by a provision in the American Health Care Act ending Medicaid reimbursements for abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood. This could result in severely limited services such as gynecological exams, STD testing and treatment, and contraception.
A documentary about the Young Farmers program run by Groundwork Milwaukee details the benefits to students and their impact on the Metcalfe Park neighborhood.
Despite the recent release of a City of Milwaukee report on lead contamination, community leaders are saying officials have not done enough to educate the public or allocate resources to address the issue.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper drew more than 4,000 volunteers for an annual spring trash cleanup along three major rivers.