Youth, adults and community leaders marched from Sherman Park to Washington Park in Milwaukee Public Theatre’s All City Parade and then stayed for the 10th annual Summer of Peace Rally.
Students from Our Next Generation, local organizations and the neighborhood had a chance to explore 30 careers by talking with local volunteers.
A permaculture orchard at the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center aims to connect community members and provide residents with locally grown food.
Mobile Market shoppers are relieved that the low-cost food program will continue to provide access to healthy food in their communities—at least through the summer.
The Hunger Task Force stocks 40,000 fish annually in 17 County Park ponds and lagoons, enabling area youth and adults to catch and eat fish.
E.B. Garner has been teaching kids to fish at Washington Park Pond for 15 years, since promising a neighbor boy he’d teach him if his grades and behavior improved. What started as a group of 12 grew to 400 during Wisconsin’s annual Free Fishing Weekend in early June.
Fresh flowers and produce returned to the Washington Park Senior Center with the opening of the Farmers Market.
Volunteers from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo began construction on seven new homes in Washington Park, including the organization’s 500th home in Milwaukee.
Students from Westside Academy II marched alongside community members in a peace rally that concluded with the dedication of a memorial garden for victims of violence.
Customers hope a new sponsor will come forward to sustain the Mobile Market program. SHARE Wisconsin, which currently runs the program, announced that it will close its doors at the end of May.