Sixteenth Street Community Health Center is offering a support group for Latina teens to help them cope with mental health illnesses. Latinas are three times more likely to have suicidal thoughts or attempts than the general population.
Stellar Collegiate charter school will open on the South Side in August with a focus on literacy. The school was approved by the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Charter School Office.
Frank King, 72, believes more respect for parents could decrease crime.
Ina Onilu Drum and Dance Ensemble teaches community members about traditional West African dance and music. The group has performed at venues such as the Marcus Center for Performing Arts and the Artery.
Cymone Newton, a senior at Harold S. Vincent High School, is one of 10 high school students in Wisconsin to receive a Horatio Alger state scholarship, established to help students who have pushed through adversity afford a higher education.
Rickey Austin, 55, believes that youth are in trouble because the rules have broken down.
As part of the renovation of the Esperanza Unida International building, a section of Reynaldo Hernandez’s “Mural of Peace” was removed, surprising residents and the artist.
Anthony Barron is the first football player from the Journey House Packers football team to sign a letter of intent to play football at the collegiate level. He was one of the first players to be recruited for the team in 2005.
Daughters of all ages walked through the doors of North Division High School with their dads for a night of food, dancing and fun.
D’Ovien Thomas, who recently moved to Lindsay Heights, said people in the neighborhood look out for each other.