After a summer of academic preparation, four students featured in a yearlong NNS series make the transition to college.
North Side young people took the lead in planning an event to promote peace through art and music in Washington Park’s Fox Field.
Milwaukee Succeeds, the two-year-old education reform initiative spearheaded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, is taking its program to the community through a series of town hall meetings.
For the 15th summer, Artists Working in Education is taking its free mobile art program, Truck Studio, to 18 parks and playgrounds in city neighborhoods.
Duplicate crime incident reports, representing about 20 percent of the total, portrayed an inaccurate picture of the number of crimes in each of Milwaukee’s seven police districts for 2012. The figures were quietly corrected late last week.
A large number of volunteers from the nonprofit, education, business, philanthropic and civic communities have joined together with the professional staff of Milwaukee Succeeds, the two-year-old community partnership working for education reform, to create its first Milestone Report.
A small group of homeowners on North 9th Street have been meeting monthly at St. Matthew Church to discuss how they can improve the quality of life in their neighborhood. Since September, they’ve learned that change is slow and difficult to effect, but they aren’t giving up.
A Metcalfe Park neighborhood group took the next step in its year-old neighborhood revitalization campaign, starting a community garden on an empty lot.
College Possible received $300,000 from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to support an ACT preparation program for juniors in 10 Milwaukee high schools.
With their college choices made, four students joined fellow College Possible seniors at a year-end graduation celebration.