The Targeted Investment Neighborhood (TIN) initiative aims to enhance the quality of life for residents in central city Milwaukee by providing loans and technical assistance to improve and maintain owner-occupied and rental housing. The TIN program has existed in Milwaukee for more than 10 years, said Sam Leichtling, program director of the Neighborhood Improvement Development […]
District 2 Community Liaison Officer Jesus Gloria is responsible not only for handling crisis situations and preventing crime, but also for visiting students, removing graffiti and connecting residents with community resources. It’s not an easy job.
A suggestion by Mayor Barrett led to an agreement between Journey House and Marquette University High School to share a field donated to Journey House by the Green Bay Packers.
Black Marriage Day, a decade-old national effort, celebrates the role of marriage in African American communities.
Mayor Barrett spoke out against a proposal to end the residency requirement for public employees in Milwaukee at an awards luncheon sponsored by The Business Journal.
One year after the Ripple Effect program was announced, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and its partners are bringing lessons about leadership and conflict resolution to students at five local clubs.
Nearly 30 South Side residents met with representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to discuss potential changes to—or closures of—1-94 entrances and exits serving their neighborhood.
Meet four high school seniors who are participating in College Possible, a program to help low-income students get in to, pay for and succeed at college. This is the first in a series following them from acceptance through freshman year.
More than 5,000 individuals donated $1.9 million during Thursday’s online fundraising campaign. Greater Milwaukee Foundation contributed $750,000 in matching funds.
Gov. Scott Walker wants to require able-bodied recipients without dependents to participate in the state’s employment and training program for 20 hours a week.