An email from a Teach For America recruiter led Ryan Michaels to teach special education students in a Milwaukee public school. Now he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Julian Haliga is working hard to reinvigorate competitive baseball within the city, especially on the south side. Judging by the success of his team, he’s succeeding.
Paola Felix-Encarnacion planned to go into the Peace Corps when she graduated college, but when she learned about City Year Milwaukee at a job fair during her senior year of college, she decided there’s no place like home.
We’ve been busy shooting photographs in Milwaukee neighborhoods. For three weeks, NNS will be revealing photo details and asking our readers to tell us what they’re seeing.
Students from Milwaukee High School of the Arts portray what it’s like to suffer from a mental illness in “Pieces: In My Own Voice,” performed recently at South Division High School.
Teen interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee displayed their work at a recent gallery night. But the internship is not only about the art.
As the killing of a black, unarmed teenager in Florida continues to draw national interest, Milwaukee’s response focuses on what’s next.
Survivors of sexual assault were given a forum to share their stories at a recent event that combined a “Speak Out” with “Take Back the Night.”
Puerto Rican native Christian Ruemmele has risen from a tumultuous past of drug possession and gang involvement to become a leader since he was hired as an AmeriCorps YouthBuild member. The program has given him a chance to earn his GED and build a better life for himself, his family and the community.
Three documentary films that offer models to prevent gun violence were screened recently at Coffee Makes You Black.