In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 15, the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service will launch the distribution of thousands of free copies of an illustrated 32-page book marking the 50th anniversary of the historic open housing marches.
Mayor Tom Barrett asked for Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker’s resignation in the wake of revelations that the families of children who were lead poisoned were not properly notified.
In the wake of Milwaukee Police Department Chief Ed Flynn’s resignation, effective Feb. 16, community groups have put forth a vision for what they want to see in a new chief.
A new MATC program, Commit to Complete, is intended to serve students who live or work in the 53206 ZIP code, and who started college but were unable to finish.
The Granville Business Improvement District, with support from the City of Milwaukee, is in the midst of an effort to rejuvenate the once-bustling far Northwest Side.
Danicha Brown and Vishalla Davis opened Shake N’ Bake American Soul Kitchen inside Hibo Foods.
In the wake of a family tragedy 10 years ago, Darren Hill and his brother inspire and educate Milwaukee youth through art.
Street Angels Milwaukee Outreach, which runs an emergency shelter on frigid nights, has been working overtime during the brutal cold that’s hit Milwaukee over the last week and a half. The all-volunteer organization is eager to find more community members to help keep its shelter running throughout the winter.
Vaun Mayes, who founded Program the Parks in Sherman Park, wants to give at-risk teens the opportunities he didn’t have growing up.
When Andre Lee Ellis saw the need among black boys and teens for father figures, he stepped up. As youth flocked to him, he has recruited other adult black men to help.