Walnut Way Conservation Corp. established Blue Skies Landscaping to help the community. Now the business provides a third of the organization’s operating budget.
A shoe factory turned apartment and office building is the latest development of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, which seeks to reinvigorate a thriving community in the blocks surrounding King Drive.
During the Black History Month Read-in, Leonard Glover, his two children and a modest group of community members enjoyed poems and stories about African-Americans, by African-Americans.
A neighborhood of “cumulative disadvantages” is how a new report from the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development characterizes Milwaukee’s 53206 ZIP code area.
When it comes to food, sometimes it’s easier to eat something convenient over something healthy. Kohl’s Healthy Families and the American Cancer Society decided to challenge that idea with nutrition education programs.
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.
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.
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.
The Milwaukee nonprofit PeppNation uses sports to show kids they can be winners off the field as well as on.