Both the Social Development Commission and Community Advocates face a backlog as residents struggle to get emergency rental assistance funds.
Since June 8, the Social Development Commission has approved 154 people for aid and given out $260,096 through the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. It faces a backlog of at least 24,000 applicants.
The Social Development Commission has been deluged with requests for the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. Here’s what you need to know along with other resources to help those in crisis.
Lyfe Polnitz, 13, wanted to make a difference after hearing about the death of George Floyd and the protests that sprung up across the nation.
Community organizations have come up with creative ways to celebrate Juneteenth this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Milwaukee mothers participate in “Mad Moms” march to speak out against police brutality and for racial justice.
I was born and raised in Milwaukee. I love the city. And I love its neighborhoods.
Tokara Henry wanted to help her community after learning about vandalism near the intersection of North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and West Locust Street. She did so by joining hundreds of cleanup volunteers.
The announcement that buses would be suspended from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. through Sunday, June 7 could not come at a worse time for some MCTS bus riders.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent members of faith communities in Milwaukee and perhaps the world scrambling to adapt to fast-moving changes.