As local and state leaders get closer to figuring out what will replace the state’s troubled youth prisons, here are the three things you need to know on the contentious issue.
Many of the people who could most benefit from PrEP, an HIV prevention pill, don’t have access to them or aren’t taking advantage of them. These include young LGBTQ men and transgender women of color.
Representatives from Milwaukee County raised concerns with the state’s plan to close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons during a meeting Monday in Madison.
Transitioning back to the community after prison creates challenges. A new initiative offers a wide array of resources and support, all in one place, and always on the first Wednesday each month.
Milwaukee County has submitted a grant proposal seeking state dollars for its new facility for youths in the criminal justice system, releasing visual renderings and further program details.
An NNS reporter joins a girls’ group at the Vel R. Phillips Youth Detention Center to learn about the changes young people who are involved in the justice system want to see after Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons close.
What a difference a week makes: We catch you up on plans to replace Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons, and what they mean for Milwaukee.
A shoe factory turned apartment and office building is the latest development of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, which seeks to reinvigorate a thriving community in the blocks surrounding King Drive.
As a major deadline looms for Milwaukee, researchers from Columbia University offer insights learned on how New York overhauled the way it houses young offenders. Will local and state leaders listen?
Milwaukee has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country. So when men leave the prison system and return home, the Alma Center helps them navigate a pathway to success.