14th Street C.A.R.E.S. and residents of other blocks in the Borchert Field neighborhood have merged under the new name Borchert Field C.A.R.E.S. A member has offered a building he owns to house the new organization.
They might not be the Academy Awards, but each year finalists for the coveted Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) wait on pins and needles for the envelopes to be opened and the winners announced.
Darren and Vedale Hill grew up in poverty in Riverwest. Now in their twenties, the brothers have returned to teach and inspire local children.
The dragon dojo rises up after a fire to teach students to take opponents down.
South side community leaders blasted Gov. Scott Walker for adding a provision to the 2013 budget ending the mandatory residency requirement for municipal employees statewide.
A group of Northwestern Mutual employees collected and donated more than 4,000 books to the Next Door Foundation in honor of Black History Month.
A new after-school program on the South Side gives children a place to learn, have fun and be in a positive space.
After successfully rehabbing about three dozen blighted Sherman Park houses, Milwaukee Rising has incorporated to raise funds from individual and corporate donors to continue its stabilization effort.
The Alma Center’s Wisdom Walk to Self-Mastery offers perpetrators of domestic violence a chance to heal the wounds of their own trauma and unlearn the lessons of violence-plagued childhoods.
BMO Harris has donated $50,000 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The donation comes during a post-holiday lull in charitable giving.