Reunitie Harmon, 35, talks about why she enjoys helping those around her.
Donald Ealy, 55, talks about why he decided to forego physical discipline with his children.
During a panel discussion of individuals involved in Cincinnati’s 15-year-long police reform effort, Milwaukee leaders and residents expressed the need to bring all parties to the table to improve relations between police and the community.
A summit organized by the Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin prompted discussion of how to connect Milwaukee neighborhood residents to the downtown development boom.
DaVaughn Patterson talks about why he wanted to be a business owner, even as a child.
An ordinance meant to provide opportunity for minorities in the construction industry can help address unemployment and crime, but it must be better monitored, funded and enforced.
Federal stimulus funds in 2009, combined with a city ordinance requiring 40 percent of workers on city-funded development projects to be unemployed or underemployed, might have provided opportunities for residents who needed them most. But for multiple reasons, it fell short.
The Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association and others are calling on state legislators to fully fund public education and reduce disparities between poorer and wealthier districts.
Chris Sims talks about the pros and cons of not knowing his father.
Representatives of community organizations questioned the value of more police at a hearing to solicit feedback on the Common Council’s preliminary public safety plan. One called for attacking “the conditions of misery and want.”