A free resource fair offered HIV and STD tests and vaccinations at no cost to Milwaukee youth and family members recently to raise awareness about health and wellness. The fair took place during a youth basketball tournament at North Division High School.
St. Francis of Assisi Church, like other congregations that are part of Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), took advantage of Sunday services to check whether parishioners have an approved form of voter identification.
The International Learning Center (ILC) has been serving refugees relocated to Milwaukee since 1981, offering English, math and citizenship classes, as well as computer and life skills. As the refugee population continues to increase and diversify, the center is working to raise community awareness of the cultures represented in the neighborhood.
Milwaukeeans celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts with cultural performances, student speeches and art projects, and a theatrical look at Milwaukee’s history against discrimination.
Parents or guardians of children new to the Milwaukee Public School system can now register their child online. This service is a first for Wisconsin and the region, and will simplify the registration process, while increasing the connection between schools and the families.