The City of Milwaukee has been named a semi-finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) 2019 Culture of Health Prize.
Today, Mayor Tom Barrett presented his 2019 proposed executive budget to Common Council members. Despite severe budget constraints created by the state, the budget proposal includes significant additional resources to address shared priorities among City officials, community leaders and residents.
On Wednesday, June 20th the Community & Economic Development Committee unanimously approved the 2018 Community Development Block Grant funding allocation plan. The plan will distribute over 8.1 million to organizations all over the city of Milwaukee to support housing, economic development, public services, and infrastructure.
In the aftermath of the recent Presidential election, there have been some reports of K-12 students feeling intimidated by the actions of other students. I know that the various school administrations have sought to intervene to quell any actions which are reasonably seen as intimidating by students.
FacebookTwitteremailThe Mayor’s Office of Violence Prevention will be launching a comprehensive, community-driven planning process next month. This effort has been in the works for quite some time and has attracted the support of local and national organizations. I have accelerated the Violence Prevention initiative since my appointment of a new director to that office. We […]
FacebookTwitteremailOur individual health is complex. In Milwaukee, we know what experts have long preached: That improving health care and health behaviors alone is not enough. Our health is connected to much more. In fact, more than 50 percent of what affects your health has nothing to do with a visit to the doctor’s office or […]