Seven Milwaukee youth shared their personal experiences with mental health challenges such as suicide, self-harm and bullying at a recent event intended to increase awareness and reduce stigma.
High school students follow in footsteps of open housing marchers
Students from three Catholic high schools crossed the 16th Street bridge on foot to begin a summer of study of the American civil rights movement.
Messmer Saint Rose School undertakes $6.5 million renovation
The renovations at Messmer St. Rose School are intended to increase students’ safety, allow for better accessibility and provide features that make year-round schooling possible.
On the Block: Jimmy John’s philosopher
Allen Rogers seeks genuine interaction in conversations with the people he meets on the job.
Reagan senior to participate in national tournament as ‘debater of the year’
Daniel Montalvo, a senior at Reagan College Preparatory High School, was selected as National Urban Debater of the Year and will compete in the national tournament beginning April 19.
New youth-led court expected to focus on restorative justice
A new Restorative Justice Initiative Advisory Board is working to create a youth-led court intended to hold teens accountable for municipal violations, while reducing warrants and unpaid citations that can lead to driver’s license suspensions.
Slam poetry competition offers opportunity for teens’ voices to be heard
Six teens from Milwaukee high schools were selected by a team of judges to travel to Houston for the Brave New Voices final competition in July.
Mark Eppli leaves lasting impact on Milwaukee real estate industry
Mark Eppli, founder of the ACRE program, has worked to increase the number of people of color in commercial real estate.
Two new centers to provide financial and career coaching for city residents
Hoping to help more low- to moderate-income residents with their finances, three nonprofit organizations partnered to create more Financial Opportunity Centers in Milwaukee.
On the Block: A good heart
Sabrina Watson-Love, 45, is a caregiver who believes the younger generation should be helping the elderly.
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