The first book published by Journey House, “Changing Lives in 5 Days,” recounts the experience of Felix Mantilla Little League players in Puerto Rico through photos, journals and quotations.
After a dialogue between residents and police in Metcalfe Park, participants said the discussions could open the door for better relations between police and the central city’s black community.
The Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative celebrated Cesar E. Chavez Day on the first anniversary of the dedication of a statue commemorating his legacy.
A new designation as a National Treasure and a lower cost estimate for rehabilitation of the Mitchell Park Domes have renewed hope for its long-term future.
National Trust for Historic Preservation also unveils new engineering report demonstrating a comprehensive and cost-effective preservation solution for the Milwaukee landmark.
Unkempt and dangerous baseball facilities at Baran Park have raised ire among parents and local officials, but a proposed $2.3 million field enhancement by Journey House could change all that.
After a slow start, the Journey House Community Garden partnered with the Milwaukee County SEED Initiative, and now has a waiting list for 24 plots.
Two new apartment buildings with units designated for young people aging out of foster care are planned for the Clarke Square neighborhood, but some residents voiced concern about density and parking at a recent neighborhood meeting.
A group of professional women committed to creating change in Milwaukee initiated “The Walls of Strength,” a project in which community members can inscribe positive messages into clay stones.
Christine Neumann–Ortiz, founder and executive director of Voces De La Frontera, strives to aid immigrants through policy reform, civil aid and legal referrals.