For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
The city hopes that a consultant can breathe new life into the long-anticipated Bronzeville redevelopment project.
After a successful inaugural season as a community supported agriculture business, Young Farmers of Milwaukee kicked off its second season by attending the Urban Ecology Center Local Farmer Open House.
Darren and Vedale Hill grew up in poverty in Riverwest. Now in their twenties, the brothers have returned to teach and inspire local children.
Recently, Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch read holiday stories and visited with students at St. Marcus Lutheran School.
Northcott Neighborhood House has provided preschool, youth, teen and adult recreational and educational programming since it was incorporated in 1962.
Funders, state legislators and community leaders toured the Historic Martin Luther King Dr. commercial corridor and two others recently to view progress and discuss challenges.
Community members gathered at Kilbourn Park to celebrate the Young Farmers organization and see the unveiling of the mural dedicated to the farming program.
Project Focal Point, Inc., located in Milwaukee’s Borchert Field neighborhood, gives senior citizens information and resources, food and fun.
The city of Milwaukee’s plan to revitalize the historic Bronzeville in a new location may take a step forward soon.