Residents won’t have to worry about utility disconnections until April thanks to a decision Thursday by the Public Service Commission.
Wisconsin will send absentee applications to 2.6 million voters to help ensure their votes are counted in November
Jeanette Kowalik and Lilliann Paine are leading Milwaukee’s coronavirus response — and inspiring officials nationwide to examine racism as a public health crisis.
On Aug. 13, 2016, the neighborhood was thrust into the spotlight after violence erupted following the death of Sylville Smith, who was fatally shot by a Milwaukee Police Department officer.
Outbreak Wisconsin chronicles people’s journeys through the coronavirus crisis, exposes failing systems and explores solutions. Milwaukee County moved into “Phase 4” of its COVID-19 orders on July 1. That means businesses such as Adija Greer-Smith’s Confectionately Yours, housed inside the Sherman Phoenix, can now operate at 50% capacity. While some restaurants and shops offered curb-side options […]
National research shows jobless Black and Latino workers are less likely than white workers to receive aid. Experts say Wisconsin should study the issue. Alfreida Casterlow could hardly bear her first weeks working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Disrupted routines upset her 20-year-old autistic daughter. Casterlow, 43, would try to keep her daughter engaged. […]
Community organizations have come up with creative ways to celebrate Juneteenth this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metcalfe Park Community Bridges organized its first Mutual Aid Porch Drop-Off Day. Volunteers and staff distributed masks, gloves, voting and census info, food, hygiene products and more to thousands of residents.
Metcalfe Park Community Bridges is meeting community needs through digital organizing.
Ascension St. Joseph Hospital has opened a free mobile testing center to help residents navigate the fast-moving COVID-19 pandemic.