The Agape Community Center recently added two new programs to its menu of services for youth, adults, families and seniors.
Sculpture installations created by beintween link both sides of the Holton Viaduct.
More than 300 homes in Milwaukee were winterized recently thanks to about 1,300 volunteers who raked leaves, put up storm windows and did other chores for senior citizens.
The city’s Housing Authority runs an annual spelling bee to help students build self-confidence and composure under pressure.
Student apprentices at technical schools have not been eligible for financial aid until recently. Now, new grants are funding scholarships designed specifically to help them.
The Islands of Milwaukee exhibit at City Hall was part of an ongoing effort to provide a voice to isolated seniors in Milwaukee.
Jack Hietpas, a student at St. Robert School in Shorewood, is making 100 handcrafted copies of an anthology expressing teens’ experiences and perceptions of the city.
Mayor Tom Barrett and other city officials urged community support for young parents so their babies can “blow out the candles on their first birthday cake.”
A Wisconsin anti-violence group is calling for a law that would require criminal background checks on private gun sales.
A $500,000 gift from the Zilber Family Foundation brought the Guest House of Milwaukee in reach of its $2.6 million goal to build an 8,000-square-foot addition and expand services for homeless men.