In the last year, Jotshua Vega Marcon learned to build a house as a trainee at MCC YouthBuild, while earning scholarship funds for college.
Between now and Nov. 17, the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts will be featuring the 26th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition.
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.
South Side community members gathered Saturday at 14th Street and Greenfield Avenue to clean up refuse and demonstrate that people care about the neighborhood.
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.
Last month, Arts @ Large closed the financing deal for the renovation of its new Walker’s Point building. The nonprofit art education organization will celebrate with a construction kick-off event.
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.