The winner of the Silver City Business Plan Competition will be awarded a cash prize, a financial incentive package including rent for a renovated National Avenue storefront and help from marketing and accounting professionals.
Members of a grassroots immigrant rights group met with Wisconsin lawmakers and attended a massive National Rally for Citizenship on the west lawn of the Capitol.
For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
By creating community connections through timebanking, the Milwaukee Area Time Exchange helps to bring resources to people with disabilities and build community in distressed neighborhoods.
Washington Park residents praised Habitat for Humanity for choosing their neighborhood as the first for its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, a new $20 million community-building strategy.
Worried about what your children will do all summer while you are at work? A variety of all-day camps are available throughout the city. Despite the chill in the air, it’s not too soon to check them out.
Helping low-income Milwaukee residents prepare their taxes for free, experienced volunteers from Northwestern Mutual set up a successful new site for the Social Development Commission’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the Sixteenth Community Health Center this year.
Homeowners and investors in the Harrison Avenue Targeted Investment Neighborhood can apply for zero-interest home rehabilitation loans that are partially forgivable, but few have done so.
The city hopes that a consultant can breathe new life into the long-anticipated Bronzeville redevelopment project.
Attendees at “Scribe of a Social Conscience: Steinbeck plus 75,” a presentation by Paul McComas at the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking, reflected on the relevance of the author’s social message to present-day Milwaukee.