Milwaukee has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country. So when men leave the prison system and return home, the Alma Center helps them navigate a pathway to success.
One in 10 children in Milwaukee have tested with elevated blood lead levels. But what is the source: paint, water, both? Depends on whom you ask.
Lorenda Smith, a mother of three with a baby on the way, works hard for her money. But it’s barely enough to take care of her family. Under a resolution by Ald. Tony Zielinski, Milwaukee would officially support Gov. Tony Evers’ plan to increase the minimum wage in Wisconsin to $15.
Guest readers make Black History Month come alive for children and their families during the fifth annual Black History Month Read-in at Martin Luther King Library.
Parents used to ask: “Is this a safe place to come?” How the multi-sport complex at Browning Elementary School is changing perceptions and helping to build community.
Owning a home has long been touted as part of the American dream. But for many blacks that dream has proved elusive. Community leaders will discuss solutions during a free program Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society.
North Division Community Center was the place to be as fathers and their daughters took to the dance floor for an unforgettable evening of fun and fellowship.
Jose Vasquez’s life has come full circle since he met Rodney Campbell as a troubled teen. After serving a stint in prison, the former gang-banger now works with his mentor to help at-risk youths turn their lives around.
A service trip to Kenya awakened Jeff Hanson to disparities in access to technology. After returning to Milwaukee, he created Digital Bridge, which offers computer training to residents and access to low-cost computers.
You may have heard that Lincoln Hills is closing, but what does that mean for Milwaukee youth and for our neighborhoods? Let’s break it down. Everything you need to know, all in one place.