Helen LeFlore, 43, talks about rising to a challenge, and the importance that companionship plays.
Soon after Milwaukee Public Schools announced that it would not partner with the Opportunity Schools Partnership Program to restructure a failing school, the district made known that it would add to its roster of community schools, a reform model that has seen success nationwide.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center was one of the recipients of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s summer book give-away.
A weeklong celebration of black-owned restaurants is taking place across the city through April 23. Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week features special deals at the various eateries.
Sharmae Roberts, a math teacher at Carmen High School Northwest, reflects on what she learned about her students and their families during home visits.
The Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, located in the heart of the Westlawn public housing development, has been a been a positive influence on Milwaukee’s northwest side community since 1958.
Phongsavan Market, an Asian market on Milwaukee’s northwest side that has provided a home away from home for some of the city’s Hmong, will open an 84,000-square-foot building just south of the current market.
A $30 million federal grant to transform a 3-square-mile area on the city’s northwest side that includes the Westlawn public housing development has prompted skepticism by some Westlawn residents.
Te’Jon Lucas, who ranks among Wisconsin’s top 20 basketball players, received 16 scholarship offers to play Division I basketball, and chose the Fighting Illini.
Doors Open Milwaukee will showcase six central city attractions during its free event, which runs Sept. 19 and 20.