Borchert Field resident Andre Lee Ellis has taken anti-violence efforts into his own hands, paying young black men to clean up their neighborhood for several hours each weekend.
Artist Laci Coppins created “Voices for the Community: Visions for Milwaukee,” a temporary art installation in Bronzeville, with the help of children in a mentoring program at St. Marcus Lutheran School.
The 32nd annual Parents of the Year luncheon, honoring Steve and Melanie Booth and Rick and Sue Strait raised over $121,000 to benefit COA Youth & Family Centers on Thursday, June 19th. The event featured tributes to the Booths and Straits by their children, addresses from both honoree couples, a reading of congratulatory proclamations from […]
The 11th annual African American Walk for Quality Health raised awareness about racial health disparities, with a focus on women’s health.
Twenty-five photographers from different neighborhoods captured Milwaukee faces and celebrated community in a recent one-night photo exhibit called “I Am Milwaukee Home.”
More than 100 children whose families have been homeless reside at Maskani Place, a new 37-unit building complete with a playground.
Nassar Majeed’s family has owned a home in Milwaukee for 62 years. Recently the city razed two nearby houses, located on the corner of Clark and North 6th Streets.
Larry Thomas works in demolition. He recently helped tear down two abandoned houses at the corner of N. 6th and Clarke Streets.
On May 9, the city of Milwaukee razed two abandoned houses next door to the home of Ben Hibler, 2165 N. 6th St. Hibler and his granddaughter, Brianna Kazee, watched while the houses came down. He said he’s seen other houses in the area come down recently.
Supporters of the Beerline Trail extension say it will create healthier spaces for businesses and residents.