This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
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.
The Walking School Bus program, which first started in fall 2017 at Lincoln Avenue School, will soon pick up nearly 20 children along an expanded route every Monday and Friday.
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.
Club León, a professional soccer team in Mexico with a large fan base in Milwaukee, recently played a scrimmage match at Miller Park against C.F. Pachuca. Leon’s fan club, Los De Arriba Milwaukee, was there to support the team.
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.
A Republican-backed law that altered the funding mechanism for Business Improvement Districts in Milwaukee cost the Historic Mitchell Street BID $10,000, forcing it to cancel the popular fair this year. Organizers say it will be back in 2019.
Residents of the South Side blame an increase in drug activity and prostitution for a spate of murders that occurred in March and April.
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.