Above the Clouds, a local arts education program, is expanding its curriculum to Journey House on the South Side. The program will have access to much-needed classroom space and a more diverse group of students thanks to the new partnership.
The International Learning Center at Neighborhood House is the latest group to install a Little Free Library, making it easy for students and neighbors to borrow books.
A permaculture orchard at the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center aims to connect community members and provide residents with locally grown food.
The second annual “Hecho En Milwaukee” art showcase at Walker Square Park is a chance for the community to come see the flourishing women’s art scene for themselves.
Boys & Girls Club youths and volunteer college interns paired up at United Way of Greater Milwaukee’s Brewer’s Hill Literacy Day, launching a program to recruit 3,000 volunteer readers, tutors and mentors.
Painters, dancers, musicians and sculptors bring professional artwork to local parks through a free summer arts program offered by Artists Working in Education for youth sixth grade and above.
A new pump and irrigation system have been installed at Fondy Food Center’s farm to deal with months of drought that have left fields almost empty.
A small group of entrepreneurs has founded the Business Development Partnership, a resource hub for small minority businesses in the Milwaukee area.
Nicholas Stokes and Justin Wilks are among 10 local students who earned four-year scholarships to Morehouse College in Atlanta through a new partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools.
The Salvation Army’s Feed the Kids summer lunch program distributed more meals during its first three weeks than it did during the same period last year, reflecting greater need in the Milwaukee area.