The Freshwater for Life Action Coalition is awaiting a response from District Attorney John Chisholm on its call for a formal investigation into the city’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, while aldermen criticize lack of urgency on the issue.
Black Girls Do Bike Milwaukee is encouraging women of color to start biking.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers held a recent Bike Day, giving away more than 200 free bikes. The event was held to encourage safer bike-riding practices.
Victory Garden Initiative will be celebrating construction of its 4,000th garden and its 10th BLITZ on June 2.
A health and wellness fair will be held on Saturday, June 2, at South Division High School and provide access to services to individuals who might be fearful to seek them elsewhere.
Seven Milwaukee youth shared their personal experiences with mental health challenges such as suicide, self-harm and bullying at a recent event intended to increase awareness and reduce stigma.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ new South Side clinic is its first to provide child and adolescent day treatment.
The Urban Ecology Center, along with the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter, hosted an Earth Day of Service in the Washington Park community to encourage environmental awareness.
Lauren Hubbard grew up in 53206, and now she is trying to end the stigma surrounding mental illness that prevents people from getting help.
Although the City of Milwaukee promised more than a year ago to replace lead service lines at each of the city’s 346 licensed child care facilities, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has found that only 146 have been replaced thus far, due to a combination of mismanagement, poor communication and unresponsive property owners.