The first shelter in Milwaukee County dedicated specifically to young girls coming out of sex trafficking opened recently to provide a unique kind of support.
Health and Wellness
About 20 bikers from the North and South sides participated in a recent Black & Brown Unity Ride, organized by Red Bike & Green, which promotes biking to improve health, environment and the local economy.
The first of 12 parks to be renovated as part of the MKE Plays initiative will be completed soon.
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 Milwaukee Center for Independence has begun operating out of the Innovations and Wellness Commons, a $6 million catalytic neighborhood improvement project in Lindsay Heights.
For 55 years, the Native-American-founded ACE Boxing Club has provided underprivileged youth with the opportunity to learn important life skills through boxing.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services officials apparently have not determined how they intend to drug test some food stamp recipients or how much it will cost, a month after measure signed into law.
Ignace Indian Health Center’s annual obesity awareness event provided free physical exams and activities for the city’s Native American community.
Local developers want to feed, educate and employ Milwaukee residents at a proposed delicatessen and fresh-food market in a boarded-up restaurant.
Two green alleys on the South Side are purifying thousands of gallons of rainwater to ensure that neighborhood residents have access to clean water.