This gallery features three photographers and images they chose to represent their experiences documenting marches and protests in Milwaukee.
Beat the heat at the cooling center at North Division High School. Check out The Underground Makers Market and the annual rummage sale on West Vliet Street. Plus, Radio Milwaukee is giving away free yard signs, and Alice’s Garden is hosting a Safe Space Sunday.
Spanish-speaking health care providers are working to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Latinx community, which has faced the brunt of cases.
As temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s this week, Milwaukee residents face two intersecting challenges: how to stay cool during a pandemic that has closed most in-person respites from the heat.
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 Mobile Legal Clinic has gone virtual. The Milwaukee Urban League launches an online GED/health care certificate program with MATC. The weekly “March On, Milwaukee” discusses food and culture. Learn what “defund the police” really means, and support a fundraiser for first responders hosted by Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy.
Milwaukee remains in Phase 4 of reopening. Here are other things you need to know this week.
A new mural honors Joel Acevedo, who died of injuries from a fight with an off-duty Milwaukee police officer in April.
Voces de la Frontera is leading a bike and car caravan. Check out the Ko-Thi Dance Company. Remember public fireworks are illegal. Participate in the census and attend the Black LGBTQIA Womxn’s March.
African Americans make up the majority of residents arrested on charges of violating Milwaukee’s stay-at-home order, according to data obtained from the Milwaukee Police Department through a public records request.