In 2009, East Side resident Marvin Pope launched the first issue of BU (Be You) Magazine, an online video publication. He is currently working on the seventh issue.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporter Kelly Meyerhofer speaks with Mitch Teich of Lake Effect Radio about the truancy rate of Milwaukee Public Schools.
Luther Chambers, a Salvation Army bell ringer collects donations to help the poor outside a local grocery store.
Elliot Oshkeshequam, who lost his job recently, spent a recent morning gathering scrap metal in Clarke Square.
Terry O’Kelly, 31, is an organizer with Wisconsin Voices who goes door to door hoping to persuade residents to get involved in their community. NNS caught up with him in Metcalfe Park.
NNS reporter Molly Rippinger talks with Mitch Teich and Bonnie North of Lake Effect Milwaukee Public Radio about how a federally funded program seeks to spark improvement at some of MPS’s most-challenged schools.
Two city residents share why voting is important to them.
Neighbors from Washington Park enjoyed the Lisbon Avenue Art Festival, which was organized by Washington Park Partners and Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
James Moran, executive director of the Milwaukee Soccer Development Group, explains how playing soccer on tennis courts could help inner-city, Milwaukee youth.
Milwaukee Public Schools partnered with Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and the Greater Milwaukee Dental Association (GMDA) to provide free dental exams for Head Start students at Marquette’s Dental School.