Fourteen individuals were shot on the South Side over a recent weekend. The surge of violence has left many residents fearful and community leaders pondering what can be done to stop the shootings.
VIA Community Development Corporation plans to build 1,100 square-foot starter homes valued at about $110,000.
Milwaukee is mourning the death this week of Jose Vasquez, a mentor and active community member whom we wrote about four years ago
Some South Side residents don’t consider themselves to be artists. But La Familia de Arte brings the artist out of them anyway.
The Milwaukee Police Department seized 8,076 firearms from Jan. 1, 2020, to July 2022, nearly half of which came from five North and Northwest side ZIP code areas.
Born on the city’s South Side, José Pérez has made history as the first Latino to hold the title of Common Council president. “I hope that I can be inspirational for people,” he says.
JoAnna Bautch, 34, is the newly appointed executive director of VIA Community Development Corporation. She will replace Brianna Sas-Pérez, who announced her decision to step down from the role late last year.
St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church is the faith home to many in the city with roots in the old country. As violence continues in Ukraine, the parish’s members are doing what they can to help.
Organizers hope to invigorate the business corridor along South 13th Street, increase safety and better connect residents and amenities in the surrounding neighborhoods.
For Laura Manriquez, community service has often centered around making sure her neighbors, especially children, have enough to eat every day.