Safe and Sound’s Lauren Thrift works with teenage burglars to show them the impact of their crimes by bringing them face-to-face with the community they wronged.
The Martin Drive neighborhood recently opened two Little Free Libraries, a book exchange intended to help promote literacy.
The annual Bloom and Groom event, sponsored by the city and Lowe’s department store, brought hundreds of people together recently to beautify their neighborhoods.
By a vote of 14-4 the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a measure that will end Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers for non-violent offenders.
More than 600 third graders from the Milwaukee Public Schools received free helmets at Winners Wear Helmets, an annual interactive and educational bike rodeo that teaches children proper bike helmet use and safety.
Spaces and Traces 2012 offered community members an opportunity to tour 13 locations in Milwaukee’s historic Concordia neighborhood. Two prominent historic locations were featured for the first time ever.
Dressed in caps and gowns, student demonstrators recently rallied in support of the DREAM Act at the Voces De La Frontera headquarters.
More than 150 high school seniors from seven Milwaukee Public Schools recently celebrated their graduation and admission to college with College Possible program staff and coaches.
More than three-quarters of licensed family day care centers in four central city ZIP codes received a YoungStar rating of two out of five stars, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service analysis. Many of these centers may be forced to close because providers can’t afford to move up the rating scale.
Journey House has begun its long-awaited move to a new home. Long split into three buildings located on different streets, the newly built Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will now house all the organization’s programs as well as administrative offices.