Chantell Jewell is the first Black woman to lead the Milwaukee County House of Correction. She hopes to use her new position to create change and eliminate obstacles in the community.
What started as a voter-mobilization movement funded by a one-time grant in 2012 has evolved into a multi-issue, multi-partner coalition that has successfully led two campaigns for the city to divest millions of dollars from the Milwaukee Police Department.
The ThriveOn Collaboration, a partnership between the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin, will be housed in the former Gimbels-Schuster’s building on the North Side.
Milwaukee artist Nirmal Raja started embroidering the thoughts of health care workers fighting the pandemic on to homemade cloth face masks back in April. Her work isn’t over yet.
Milwaukee artist Nirmal Raja is embroidering the thoughts of health care workers fighting the pandemic on homemade cloth face masks.
After suffering through the loss of many family members, Bridgett Wilder realized just how valuable health is. She lost 150 pounds and earned her dietetics degree to teach others to take control of their own health.
MKE Black is an organization and smartphone app created by two born-and-raised Milwaukeeans who want to drive shoppers to support black-owned businesses, community groups, events and art.
With a small staff and big ambitions, Data You Can Use helps community groups find, collect, analyze and understand data so they can better serve the community.
For 20 years, Urban Anthropology has documented Milwaukee’s diverse neighborhoods-and the people who live in them.
Jennifer López knows firsthand the challenges of attending under-resourced schools. It didn’t stop her. And she wants the 2,000 students at Carmen to soar as well.