CORE El Centro, which opened in 2002, provides natural healing and wellness services to thousands of low-income residents.
Several surrounding school districts closed Wednesday because of the weather, but MPS stayed open.
After author Richard Rothstein spoke in Milwaukee about the government’s role in segregating American cities, volunteers stepped up to create a curriculum for teaching students this forgotten history.
In an effort to reduce crime and improve relationships between community members and the Milwaukee Police Department, the city is planning to introduce its first-ever community policing houses, but critics are skeptical that they will be effective.
Tiffany Miller, a special education teacher at the Lloyd Street campus of Milwaukee College Prep, writes a positive message on the girls’ bathroom mirror every day.
As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the “Stay Out the Game” summit taught youth how to detect signs of sex trafficking, build healthy relationships and protect themselves in unsafe situations.
Susan Lloyd, the Zilber Family Foundation’s former executive director, spent the last 10 years leading the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, which invested more than $50 million in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
People directly impacted by the criminal justice system in Wisconsin presented their case for criminal justice reform to representatives of Gov. Tony Evers’ administration, arguing for increased accountability, mental health resources and re-entry support.
A pilot program at Bruce Guadalupe Community School and Acosta Middle School that began in September is offering mental health services to students and their families in a partnership with Lutheran Social Services.
Ma’ruf, a Muslim nonprofit, recently opened a youth center for neighborhood children. The center came to fruition after proposals to turn the space into a liquor store were rejected by the community.