Joselyn Arreguin, a senior at Escuela Verde, created a pop-up restaurant to raise awareness about healthy food options in the Silver City neighborhood.
For 160 years, the YMCA has touched tens of thousands of individuals in the Milwaukee area. Now, the organization is pledging to work with other nonprofit organizations to reach even more people in the future.
At the MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness can receive food, furniture and clothing at no cost and with no questions asked. Sister MacCanon Brown works to help them understand that they have worth and dignity.
In the last year, Jotshua Vega Marcon learned to build a house as a trainee at MCC YouthBuild, while earning scholarship funds for college.
George Gist, a longtime artist, came back to Milwaukee to refurbish his 25-year-old mural with former mentee Brad Bernard. They worked for more than two weeks to restore the mural at the House of Peace.
Charles Casey has been living in Milwaukee for most of his life. While he says he sees people being put down because of the color of their skin, he knows it is important to thank God for the simple things in life.
South Side community members are optimistic about a new police initiative that will increase the number of officers on foot and bicycles in Milwaukee Police District 2.
The owner of an organic bakery won a cash prize and mentorship opportunities as the first-place winner in the recent Rev-Up MKE competition sponsored by Near West Side Partners.
Jeremy Tardy, an actor in the Netflix show “Dear White People” and an alumnus of the First Stage theater program said First Stage offered him an escape from the rough realities of his childhood in Milwaukee.
The Bells of Milwaukee, which was founded in 2016, recently arranged to fix the bells at Convent Hill Gardens and is now researching five other bells to refurbish.