The Urban Ecology Center created the Young Scientists Club to teach children in the neighboring community about nature and social responsibility, and expose them to new environments and experiences.
For 16 years, Sammie Lou Krieger has volunteered at Our Next Generation, a community-based nonprofit that offers after-school, academic and enrichment programs. For the last six years, she has worked with the same student and said she hopes to continue doing so for years to come.
About 50 people marched through the Washington Park community recently at the seventh Annual Put the Guns Down Festival, sponsored by the League of Young Voters Education Fund.
Milwaukee neighborhoods will soon benefit from nearly a dozen new jobs through the federal AmeriCorps program.