United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has an opening for a Milwaukee Succeeds and Portfolio Administrative Assistant in our Community Impact division.
Individuals and organizations are invited to submit news releases, short articles and photos about their issues and events.
As we look forward to 2018, we are faced with grim news from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that 63,600 people died from drug overdose in 2016.
Are low-income Americans unfairly targeted and punished through digital decision-making tools? That’s the question explored by Virginia Eubanks in her new book, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor.
Taxpayers with a family income of $54,000 or less are eligible for free help preparing their basic personal income tax returns at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus and Oak Creek Campus.
“Myron Eshowsky, MS, will give a presentation on his work empowering refugees living in the Syrian refugee camps and resettlement areas in Jordan through the Common Bond Institute’s Social Health Care Program for Syrian Refugee Families and Children to develop the tools to manage and heal from the post-traumatic stress of the Syrian Civil War.”
If you are concerned that one or more of your children may have been exposed to lead, three walk-in clinics in Milwaukee are offering blood lead testing.
For more than 25 years, Milwaukee-area gardeners’ go-to person has been Sharon Morrisey, University of Wisconsin-Extension Milwaukee County consumer horticulture agent. On Jan. 31, 2018, Morrisey will step down from her UW-Extension position.
Beth Haskovec joins LISC with over 15 years of community and economic development and nonprofit management experience. Beth is committed to public service and community development initiatives with special expertise in utilizing the arts for revitalization.
Beat cabin fever this February in Silver City with the fifth annual “Phobruary.” This year, 3 restaurants are offering pho at a special price of $5 per bowl; Monday through Friday, dine-in only.
What does it mean to “break free”? Six tellers at the New Year Spectacular at Turner Hall ballroom had widely different takes on that theme.