Fresh flowers and produce returned to the Washington Park Senior Center with the opening of the Farmers Market.
Volunteers from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo began construction on seven new homes in Washington Park, including the organization’s 500th home in Milwaukee.
Roberto Silva and 150 co-workers are walking the picket line at Palermo’s Pizza hoping to form a union, which they believe will give them job security and improve their working conditions and pay.
PEARLS for Teen Girls’ 10,000 Girls Initiative will extend the organization’s programming, broadening its reach to the neediest populations while increasing the cultural diversity of girls served.
A revived block club in the Borchert Field neighborhood is building better relationships with police and city officials, and improving communication between neighbors.
Lindsay Heights community members recently gathered for the semi-annual “Report to Community,” which focused on services and resources for youth and families.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors recently took 60 potential buyers on a bus tour of six homes in the community.
More schools and students participated in the second year of the Lindsay Heights Academic Olympics, where young people could demonstrate their math skills.
Youth groups with a great idea how to make Milwaukee a better place are invited to apply for a $5,000 grant from Lead2Change, Inc. Two grants for community service projects will be awarded under the new “DreamBig” grant program.
A new project organized by the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures program at UW-Milwaukee will help Thurston Woods residents share their stories. Students will interview residents and archive community history.