Workshops for children and parents highlighted the recent family literacy summit sponsored by COA Youth & Family Centers
Five Native American professional women have formed an organization to mentor and support women and girls in their community.
A survey of Safe & Sound participants in 21 Milwaukee neighborhoods confirmed that providing a ‘safe place’ for young people helps them stay out of gangs.
A suggestion by Mayor Barrett led to an agreement between Journey House and Marquette University High School to share a field donated to Journey House by the Green Bay Packers.
Saving Our Sons, a mentoring program for young men announced in January, is now up and running at 10 Milwaukee Public Schools.
A new after-school program on the South Side gives children a place to learn, have fun and be in a positive space.
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity opened its second ReStore store to help raise funds to build homes for those in need.
The Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic is providing free legal advice to Milwaukee’s Hmong community at the House of Peace.
Milwaukee Public Schools and local community groups launched the “Saving Our Sons — I Will Not Die Young” campaign in an effort to help at-risk teens remain in school.