Organizations like LISC and LBWN are trying to keep the Main Street model alive in Milwaukee’s commercial corridors. LISC has formed an affinity group to give stakeholders in the business community a chance to come together.
As Milwaukee’s Hispanic population grows, so does the need for qualified Spanish-speaking interpreters. Trained medical interpreters contribute to better diagnosis and care for non-English speakers.
Rosa Caporal, a 21-year-old who dropped out of high school, was one of 37 students who got their GED certification through Journey House in the spring.
The Martin Drive neighborhood recently opened two Little Free Libraries, a book exchange intended to help promote literacy.