Educational and community advocates are working to notify people who’ve begun their GED exams but haven’t completed all five that they need to finish by Dec. 13, when a new testing system will go into effect.
The Journey House Packers Field at Mitchell Park is now open. The “field of dreams” is the only NFL field in the country that is not located at an NFL facility.
The last major project of the $26 million From the Ground Up initiative to connect the Valley to surrounding neighborhoods is the recently named Three Bridges Park, which opens to the public on July 20.
One part of a multifaceted long-range study examining Milwaukee after-school programs is complete. Findings suggest ties between these programs and improvement in student social behavior, confidence and academic progress.
Ending the statewide residency requirement for city employees could have a huge impact on neighborhoods across the city of Milwaukee. Yet, few central city community organizations have taken an official stance on the issue.
Organizers at Voces De La Frontera have been pushing for comprehensive immigration reform since the organization’s inception. That day seems to be coming closer, though advocates say the plan is far from perfect.
The need for health services and food is great in Clarke Square. Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative and Molina Health Care recently partnered to address both problems.
District 2 Community Liaison Officer Jesus Gloria is responsible not only for handling crisis situations and preventing crime, but also for visiting students, removing graffiti and connecting residents with community resources. It’s not an easy job.
While Milwaukee residents may associate blue lights with squad cars, crime scenes and violence, the CHILL blue light signals peace.
South side community leaders blasted Gov. Scott Walker for adding a provision to the 2013 budget ending the mandatory residency requirement for municipal employees statewide.