After suffering through the loss of many family members, Bridgett Wilder realized just how valuable health is. She lost 150 pounds and earned her dietetics degree to teach others to take control of their own health.
Here’s a rundown of events celebrating Black History Month in Milwaukee.
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.
Bradley Thurman doesn’t know how he helped make Coffee Makes You Black “the go-to place” in the community. The stars just aligned.
Over the summer, NNS photographer Sue Vliet captured images of murals around town, from lesser-known artworks to familiar favorites to pieces whose paint is still wet.
Dad’s one of Milwaukee’s top developers. The son is the youngest legislator in Wisconsin history. Both share a desire to make the city a better place. They’re definitely a family to watch. (And you can read about them, too.)
Neu-Life Community Development recently launched its Youth Workforce Innovation Center, a place where students can find employment – and their voice.
Today, Walnut Way Conservation Corp., a neighborhood-based nonprofit known for its innovative work in economic and environmental health and wellness, and the City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office, hosted a ribbon cutting at Fondy Market to celebrate the completion of green infrastructure and clean energy projects in the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood, as well as the city’s first Eco Tour designation.
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 neighborhood of “cumulative disadvantages” is how a new report from the UW-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development characterizes Milwaukee’s 53206 ZIP code area.