Kelly Meyerhofer was a reporting intern at the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service in spring 2014. As she heads for a full-time job as an enterprise reporter for The Island Packet, a daily newspaper in South Carolina, she reflects on what she learned about journalism from her first assignment.
More than a decade of increased truancy in MPS high schools prompts questions about what the district is doing to address the empty desks.
Many of the shelves are empty at Books for Kids, a 24-year-old program at Next Door Foundation. Storybooks for tots are particularly in short supply.
High school students spent the winter learning how to repair bikes to prepare them for a summer working with LBWN’s Mobile Bike Hub program.
Express Yourself Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee County Accountability Program (MCAP) to provide juvenile delinquents with an opportunity to explore the arts.
Westlawn Gardens, which replaced half of the old Westlawn public housing complex, is a MANDI finalist for its unique design and environmental features. Though it’s been open less than a year, the project is changing how people view the city’s northwest side.
ArtWorks for Milwaukee interns displayed their work on self-love as a form of peace at a recent gallery night.
Rocketship plans to open a second Milwaukee school on the North Side in 2015.
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of extending membership to females, the Boys and Girls Clubs will sponsor a yearlong “Year of the Girl” program for 30 girls.
Escuela Verde held a do-it-yourself workshop to demonstrate the school’s hands-on learning approach and raise funds to help relocate the school to Silver City.