Voces de la Frontera is advocating for state legislation that would make roads safer, keep families together by avoiding threats of deportation and improve police-community relations.
South Side community members are optimistic about a new police initiative that will increase the number of officers on foot and bicycles in Milwaukee Police District 2.
North Division High School and Clement J. Zablocki Elementary School are the newest of 10 MPS “community schools,” where teachers, students, families and community partners collectively create programs that address students’ needs.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers held a recent Bike Day, giving away more than 200 free bikes. The event was held to encourage safer bike-riding practices.
A health and wellness fair will be held on Saturday, June 2, at South Division High School and provide access to services to individuals who might be fearful to seek them elsewhere.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ new South Side clinic is its first to provide child and adolescent day treatment.
Youth advocate Eileen Alvarado recently published her second book, “Hope Looks Like You,” and is working to raise money to distribute it free of charge to local youth.
Despite recent protests, the Mitchell Street Branch of the Social Security Administration will close on March 22. The office serves about 2,200 visitors a month.
The South Side Safety Summit was part of a larger effort among law enforcement, city officials, community leaders and others to improve the strained relationship between the Milwaukee Police Department and some residents.
Once a Milwaukee staple, the corner bar is becoming a relic in the 53215 and 53204 neighborhoods as crime and other issues have caused taverns to close.