Speakers, interpretive dance and a roundtable panel discussion organized by the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures field school program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee focused on the people and places of Sherman Park.
Midtown residents are optimistic about Habitat for Humanity’s “Midtown 100” project, which is designed to revitalize a neighborhood challenged by crime and deteriorating properties.
Counselors and victims of sexual assault in the workplace believe that more counseling or therapy services should be available to help women recover.
A congressional order to halt closure of shuttered Social Security Administration offices has energized efforts to reverse the decision to close the Mitchell Street office.
Many leaders of community organizations who worked with Dr. Darienne Driver during her tenure as superintendent say they are sorry to hear of her impending departure and grateful for her dedication to MPS students.
Participants in the recent march against gun violence are looking to the November elections to enable passage of stricter gun laws.
The founders of the Future Urban Leaders Foundation initiated an after-school program to provide central city students with the kinds of extracurricular enrichment activities and academic support that benefitted them growing up.
A new Restorative Justice Initiative Advisory Board is working to create a youth-led court intended to hold teens accountable for municipal violations, while reducing warrants and unpaid citations that can lead to driver’s license suspensions.
Black students demanded an end to the “school-to-prison pipeline,” at a recent rally outside an MPS board meeting.
At two recent events to solicit community feedback that will inform recommendations on police reform made by the Milwaukee Collaborative Reform Initiative, residents said police officers must answer for their interactions with individuals.