Residents of Metcalfe Park teamed up with Safe & Sound and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to host a movie night that drew more than 100 residents.
Five homes in Clarke Square were repaired recently during “A Brush With Kindness” blitz week. The repairs, free to homeowners, would normally have cost thousands of dollars.
Youth, adults and community leaders marched from Sherman Park to Washington Park in Milwaukee Public Theatre’s All City Parade and then stayed for the 10th annual Summer of Peace Rally.
The Milwaukee County Board has approved a resolution calling on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage, making it the first local unit of government in the country to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 (H.R. 6211).
Seven North Side mothers who make up Team Dun Did Dat are looking beyond their own personal challenges to assist area families. With help from hip-hop recording company Dun Did Dat, they organize activities to feed families and encourage kids to stay in school.
Students from Our Next Generation, local organizations and the neighborhood had a chance to explore 30 careers by talking with local volunteers.
Clyde Anderson, financial contributor for CNN, visited Walnut Way to share his ideas about creating wealth.
The Journey House Center for Youth and Family Athletics is running and open to the public. The state-of-the-art facility houses programming for the center, as well as for the adjoining Longfellow Elementary School.
Manager Julian Haliga, of the Felix Mantilla Baseball League, has coached youth baseball for more than a decade, but his team had never won a championship. Nor had any other coach in the 39-year history of the league. Now they are district champions.
Friends and neighbors gathered at Alice’s Garden to celebrate health and wellness in Lindsay Heights.