After months of preparation, Urban Underground youth recently presented their plans for improving health, public safety, education and juvenile justice in Milwaukee. The organization collaborated with other non-profits to hold a youth summit at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
Customers hope a new sponsor will come forward to sustain the Mobile Market program. SHARE Wisconsin, which currently runs the program, announced that it will close its doors at the end of May.
An email from a Teach For America recruiter led Ryan Michaels to teach special education students in a Milwaukee public school. Now he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Julian Haliga is working hard to reinvigorate competitive baseball within the city, especially on the south side. Judging by the success of his team, he’s succeeding.
Paola Felix-Encarnacion planned to go into the Peace Corps when she graduated college, but when she learned about City Year Milwaukee at a job fair during her senior year of college, she decided there’s no place like home.
Students from Milwaukee High School of the Arts portray what it’s like to suffer from a mental illness in “Pieces: In My Own Voice,” performed recently at South Division High School.
Teen interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee displayed their work at a recent gallery night. But the internship is not only about the art.
As the killing of a black, unarmed teenager in Florida continues to draw national interest, Milwaukee’s response focuses on what’s next.
Survivors of sexual assault were given a forum to share their stories at a recent event that combined a “Speak Out” with “Take Back the Night.”
Puerto Rican native Christian Ruemmele has risen from a tumultuous past of drug possession and gang involvement to become a leader since he was hired as an AmeriCorps YouthBuild member. The program has given him a chance to earn his GED and build a better life for himself, his family and the community.