Youth Rising Up, a group of Milwaukee teens and young adults, has joined a national protest against the Family Dollar store chain, which has begun selling tobacco products. The youth activists protested outside of the North Avenue store and then brought their concerns to City Hall.
The Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics is now a reality. The striking new building will serve Journey House as well as H.W. Longfellow School.
The annual Bloom and Groom event, sponsored by the city and Lowe’s department store, brought hundreds of people together recently to beautify their neighborhoods.
By a vote of 14-4 the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a measure that will end Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers for non-violent offenders.
Dressed in caps and gowns, student demonstrators recently rallied in support of the DREAM Act at the Voces De La Frontera headquarters.
Journey House has begun its long-awaited move to a new home. Long split into three buildings located on different streets, the newly built Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will now house all the organization’s programs as well as administrative offices.
Julian Haliga is working hard to reinvigorate competitive baseball within the city, especially on the south side. Judging by the success of his team, he’s succeeding.
For the seventh straight year, thousands marched in a show of unity for immigrant and worker rights during the May Day Solidarity March organized by Voces De La Frontera, an immigrant rights group based in Milwaukee.
The “2012 Wellness Expo,” at Potawatomi Bingo Casino offered Menomonee Valley employees an opportunity to learn about health and wellness services.
A survey of Clarke Square residents found that they want to live in a cleaner neighborhood. More than 100 volunteers heeded their call during the “Clean Up Bash” on Earth Day weekend sponsored by the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.