This week you can meet the author of a memoir about growing up in housing projects in Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, learn about architecture in the black community, explore the history of the Black Lives Matter movement, attend the LIT power hour and help keep NNS alive.
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A string of tragic hit-and-run accidents has rocked Milwaukee in the past few weeks. Headlines about reckless driving are not new, which led us to ask: How does this issue directly affect members of our community?
Shop local on West Vliet Street, learn more about Native American heritage, check out the grand opening of Center Street Wellness, partake in a turkey giveaway and learn about “Health & Healing Strategies for Leaders of Color.”
Making big things happen for small businesses is one of the goals of Brew City Match, which is helping to change the economic landscape in several Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Here is a partial list of organizations in Milwaukee that have stepped up to help our neighbors in need. We know there are more so help us get the word out.
Dasha Kelly Hamilton has a way with words, and the City of Milwaukee is honoring her for that gift as the poet laureate for the Milwaukee Public Library. Kelly Hamilton has a history of using her writing as a springboard to help others express themselves.
Bradley Thurman doesn’t know how he helped make Coffee Makes You Black “the go-to place” in the community. The stars just aligned.
A documentary on Sherman Park, an expungement clinic, Pinto con Tinto, a fundraiser showcasing the works of female and minority artists, a chance to meet Public Allies Milwaukee’s Class of 2020 and Podfest MKE are among the highlights for the week.
A Social Justice Summit, healthcare enrollment labs, a happy hour for “creatives of color,” a celebration for poet laureate Dasha Kelly and the start of (insert gasp here) the winter farmers market are among the weekend highlights.