Joining hundreds of thousands of protesters throughout the United States, thousands of Milwaukee students and their supporters marched Saturday to oppose gun violence and call for stricter gun control laws.
Students and teachers from Milwaukee schools including Highland Community School and Rufus King International High School participated in the National School Walkout, demanding that access to guns be limited.
Area educator and social justice advocate Deanna Singh read from and discussed her two children’s books at Milwaukee Center for Independence for “Read Across America Day.”
The Urban Wood, Urban Heroes gallery provided a venue for African-American artists to display and sell their artwork of prominent figures in Milwaukee history.
Rise and Grind Café hosted the grand opening of its second location, at 2737 N. King Drive.
Civilians and law enforcement officials were recognized for their efforts to create safe and vital communities at the 69th annual Crime Prevention Awards Luncheon, hosted by LISC Milwaukee and Safe & Sound.
Andre Lee Ellis and his ‘We Got This’ organization hosted the mentoring and formal dinner event at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
The Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch hosted a night of wrestling open to the public featuring Milwaukee-based wrestling group Mondo Lucha.
The Books for Kids Mobile Library travels around the city to deliver donated books to children under the age of 5.
For 21 years, Aurora Family Service has helped provide more than 60,000 Milwaukee-area families with the groceries for a Thanksgiving meal.