The Milwaukee Health Department is working to reduce childhood lead poisoning and inform the public of the risks, but residents and officials agree that more must be done.
Male volunteers are raising awareness of sex trafficking by talking with men in barbershops about the fact that many sex workers are coerced.
The founder of a grassroots mentoring program for young black boys will work with youth in the Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center this summer.
Grassroots leaders who gathered in Sherman Park after a not guilty verdict came down for the killer of Sylville Smith, said the black community must unite to fight for change and a better tomorrow.
For the first time, Heal the Hood, a community block party in its sixth year, is focused on providing resources and services for attendees. The event also has expanded from one to four neighborhoods.
A Milwaukee County supervisor and an immigrant rights activist say Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has been a drain on public resources, amid investigations and potential lawsuits for deaths at the Milwaukee County Jail.
The second Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday event featured satellite courtrooms and assistance with obtaining driver’s licenses, resume writing and other services.
The Common Council recently passed a resolution calling on the county, state and federal government to prioritize prevention to address crime and violence.
Investigators working for his family and residents of the immediate area are saying it is likely that Jermaine Claybrooks, killed in an officer-involved shooting in March, was unconscious and already wounded when he was shot to death.
After a dialogue between residents and police in Metcalfe Park, participants said the discussions could open the door for better relations between police and the central city’s black community.