A community organizer, a police officer, a city official and an alderwoman share insights on 14th Street C.A.R.E.S. and other central city block clubs.
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council has filed a federal housing discrimination complaint against Bank of America Corp. alleging that the bank maintains and markets foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods better than in African-American and Latino neighborhoods.
Ten years ago the old railway corridor that splits the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods was in disrepair. The trail that the train tracks ran along was a hub for illegal dumping, crime and drug use. Today – after extensive rehabilitation – the trail has been transformed into a tree-lined community space.