As part of the “Gathering Art, Stories and Place” initiative, artist Erick Ledesma celebrated the end of his residency at the Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, unveiled a permanent installation and passed the torch to the next artist-in-residence, Celeste Contreras.
The Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park were at a tipping point in 2011, when they were selected to participate in the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative. Since then, they have moved in a positive direction.
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.
Bradley Tech’s fourth annual Career Life Mentor and Trades Fair allowed students to work with skilled tradesmen to check out potential career paths.
Store owner Naser Asad said road construction on Greenfield has hurt his business.
In the last year, Jotshua Vega Marcon learned to build a house as a trainee at MCC YouthBuild, while earning scholarship funds for college.
Since the late philanthropist Joe Zilber selected it as one of three neighborhoods where the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative would invest $50 million over 10 years, Clarke Square residents and leaders have seen positive changes.
Safe & Sound, the Department of Public Works and youth from Journey House programming have created beautiful garbage receptacles in Clarke Square to curb littering.
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.
Between now and Nov. 17, the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts will be featuring the 26th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition.