The Community Connections Small Grants Program supports resident-led efforts to improve the quality of life throughout local neighborhoods.
Individuals and organizations are invited to submit news releases, short articles and photos about their issues and events.
To mark our first decade and kick off our second, on April 26, Community Advocates Public Policy Institute will host a special night at the Milwaukee Public Museum featuring keynote speaker Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.
Congresswoman Gwen Moore: “I strongly urge the SSA to heed the clear and unmistakable sense of congress on this matter and not close the Mitchell Street Office while the IG investigation is underway.”
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Planning Association (APA) announced today that Westlawn Gardens will receive the HUD Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award, one of the highest recognitions in the planning profession.
As the Common Council unanimously passes a measure targeting illegal dumping, we would like citizens to know they are more empowered than ever to report such activity. Through the free City of Milwaukee (MKE Mobile) app, citizens can report illegal dumping very easily.
HOPE Network is offering its Edmund Springman Educational Grants to area single mothers pursuing post-high-school education (technical school or college). The money may be used to cover tuition, day-care costs while the mother is in school, or both.
After an Assembly proposal to borrow $350 million for a new prison in Wisconsin touched off an intense reaction from a coalition of more than 50 organizations, led by the ACLU of Wisconsin and WISDOM, the Wisconsin Senate yesterday refused to pass Senate Bill 54, which would have funded the controversial new facility.
On the first day of Spring, Take Back My Meds MKE, parents of young adults who have struggled with addiction, and environmental leaders urge residents to safely dispose of unused medicine they find during their Spring cleaning.