In the aftermath of the home foreclosure crisis, the city is focusing on preventing foreclosures from happening in the first place.
Third graders from five city schools met atop Milwaukee’s tallest building to culminate a literacy program aiming to increase understanding about the city and its diverse makeup.
A recent lunchtime street poll by the YWCA gets people talking about racism’s worst effects on their lives and our society.
Thomas Shaw has worked in the Concordia neighborhood for the last three years, keeping school children safe as they walk to class at the Milwaukee Chinese Language Academy at 25th Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Budget and service cutbacks mean there is little help in sight for city residents hoping to access jobs in outlying areas by bus.
Representatives of six different organizations involved in transportation issues shared their perspective on transit routes, I-94 west, the downtown streetcar line and more in response to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service survey.
Jamaal Russell, 36, of the Riverwest neighborhood, went back to school to study graphic design at MATC in 2012.
Milwaukee’s range of affordably priced homes, combined with lower mortgage rates than a year ago attracted more than 250 house hunters to a recent homeownership fair organized by Take Root Milwaukee.
For about 10 years, Rick Becker and his wife, Debbie, have organized a meal program every Wednesday at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1127 S. 35th St. in the Layton Boulevard West neighborhood. With the help of volunteers — including Judy Loth, who founded the program — they have served more than 300,000 meals over the years.
The Milwaukee Rotary Club is committed to improving residents’ lives while contributing to a healthy business environment.