Three documentary films that offer models to prevent gun violence were screened recently at Coffee Makes You Black.
A group of LISC AmeriCorps members joined children from the Washington Park neighborhood recently to create artwork to decorate boarded-up homes in the community. The event, part of the national AmeriCorps volunteer week, took place at United Methodist Children’s Services, 3940 W. Lisbon Ave.
A large crowd of families filled the auditorium at the Mexican Fiesta office at 2997 S. 20th St. recently to celebrate El Dia De Reyes, The Day of the Three Kings. The event marks the day Catholics believe the Three Wise Men followed a star to Bethlehem bearing gifts for baby Jesus. It included gifts for children, re-enactment of the Nativity, a performance by Ballet Folklorico and Mexican treats.
The five new Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity homes dedicated in the Harambee neighborhood on Nov. 12 were built with proceeds from the Milwaukee Habitat ReStore.
The second annual Milwaukee Dia De Los Muertos parade, celebrating a traditional Mexican holiday, brought colorful costumes, masks, music and dancing to the Walker’s Point neighborhood recently.