Rayann Jaber grew up hearing discriminatory comments about her Muslim faith. She explains how she chooses to react to those remarks now.
Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail hosted its 17th annual 5K run and walk, with more than 1,000 people participating. For one runner, it was the 753rd race of his life.
Educator and hip-hop artist Fidel Verdin started the Summer of Peace rally 14 years ago to help get young people off the streets and promote nonviolence.
United Way hosted the largest single-day volunteer event in greater Milwaukee with more than 1,000 college interns participating. The literacy fair was intended to instill a love of learning in young people.
PEARLS for Teen Girls, funded by United Way, is helping decrease the birth rate for teen girls through educational programs about pregnancy prevention. In the last 10 years the birth rate for Hispanic and black teen girls has decreased by almost half.
More than 80 volunteers came together to repair and beautify 20 homes in the Washington Park neighborhood during “Rock the Block.”
Brionna Mays, 20, hopes the new Milwaukee documentary about her neighborhood will have a positive impact.
The Greater Milwaukee Committee’s MKE Fellows program is addressing the city’s “brain drain” by mentoring male African-American college students.
Milwaukee hosted the second annual Ciclovía Sunday on S. Cesar Chavez Drive. The city closed the street to automobiles from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Angela Moragne, founder of That Salsa Lady, created an urban ranch in her backyard for other food businesses to grow their plants.