Amid a pandemic and a rapidly digitizing world, SHARP Literacy has found a way to transition from its roots while remaining true to its mission.
Learn the history of Black Milwaukee’s blue collar middle class; view the new gallery exhibit at Arts @ Large; check out the Melanin & Headwraps pop-up; attend First Stage’s Make Believe ball; and learn about the MCTS’ redesign.
Learn about Nō Studios’ artist grant program; register for Milwaukee Recreation spring classes; visit Milwaukee museums that are back in business; attend the Milwaukee Police Department’s Citizen Academy info session; and check out Latino Arts’ “Hyphenated Americans” exhibit.
Help Ayuda Mutua in its supply drive; attend Voces de la Frontera’s news conference on freedom; check out Midwest Refrigerated Services’ job fair; help Dream Team United MKE’s donation drive and giveaway; and watch Tables Across Borders’ community cooking show.
No one thinks it will happen to them, but fires can happen to anybody. See how you can keep your and your family safe with these basic resources and habits.
A new café, Sam’s Place, is opening; Employ Milwaukee offers a job interview workshop; the Milwaukee Public Museum celebrates Black History Month; James Causey and Kondwani Fidel discuss “Unlearning Racism”; and watch the “REPair Divides” series.
Check out the Urban Ecology Center’s Winter Wonderwalks; get answers you need in the citizenship legal clinic; support Black-owned food trucks; participate in a talk about incarceration; and celebrate female hip-hop artists.
Hear from the people behind “Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising”; learn about “The roots of medical distrust in the Black community”; watch a workshop on credit scores; enjoy a virtual gospel jubilee fundraiser; and apply for a business accelerator program.
It’s been a year since we last spoke with these lovebirds. So we decided to catch up. See what’s new in their lives, how the pandemic has impacted their relationship and what advice they have to offer.
Starting a relationship can be hard, but maintaining a relationship requires real effort and work. Venice Williams and Demetrius Brown understand this better than most.