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.
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.
About 200 students took to the streets this week to support the Black Lives Matter movement at North Division High School. Various schools across the city are also celebrating in their own way, similar to North Division, as well as districts nationwide.
Though the organization’s programs and facilities have evolved and expanded, the mission of Running Rebels to support Milwaukee youths with positive relationships and opportunities has remained strong for more than 38 years.
Tiffany Miller, a special education teacher at the Lloyd Street campus of Milwaukee College Prep, writes a positive message on the girls’ bathroom mirror every day.
Susan Lloyd, the Zilber Family Foundation’s former executive director, spent the last 10 years leading the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, which invested more than $50 million in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
Rhonda Hill organizes hip-hop-themed tea tasting events for women of different ages to gather, socialize and network around a common, encouraging discussion topic.
Basia Spencer, owner of fashion boutique Basia Rose Designs, recently opened her own shop at a former pop-up space at 1617 W. North Ave. in Lindsay Heights, where she shares space with other vendors.