The Milwaukee Christian Center’s “Adult Build” construction training program gives participants a hands-on opportunity to learn the craft of building a house. The program is seeking workers to comprise its latest cohort.
If you’re interested in lowering your energy bills, the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program may be right for you. The program, designed to help homeowners save money on energy costs, is recruiting in Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights, Thurston Woods and other central city communities this spring.
Nearly a year after decorative markers intended to help “brand” Clarke Square were completed, they have been installed at five locations throughout the community.
Nearly a year after permitting problems delayed the placement of decorative gateway markers in Clarke Square, the first of five markers has recently been set on South Layton Boulevard.
Enrollment is now open for Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush With Kindness Program in Clarke Square. The program’s volunteer workforce repairs properties of low-income homeowners in the area.
The most important function of Youth Rising Up, a program at Pathfinders, is to help teens and young adults who have faced serious obstacles find their voices.
The Milwaukee Christian Center has been serving low-income south side residents for decades, providing services ranging from food pantries to first-time juvenile offender programs. But, MCC leaders understand that they must adapt to new challenges. Recently, they began a process that will shape the center’s future.
The Multicultural Entrepreneurial Institute has trained hundreds of prospective business owners since it was founded in 2006. After completing the training program, 10 entrepreneurs recently competed for $3,000 grants to start or expand their businesses.
A study focusing on seven south side MPS elementary and middle schools conducted by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service shows that Spanish-speaking students who have been in ELL classes outperform their non-ELL peers in reading and math.
A rigorous curriculum and high standards that ELL teachers set for their students pay off for Greenfield students.