Nekea Leon recently participated in a performance at Milwaukee City Hall where dancers portrayed stories of residents of Sherman Park. Leon lived there as a young child.
At two recent events to solicit community feedback that will inform recommendations on police reform made by the Milwaukee Collaborative Reform Initiative, residents said police officers must answer for their interactions with individuals.
A community meeting to discuss the city’s Blueprint for Peace drew about 25 people, including parents concerned for their children’s safety.
Ellis McCoy, 64, said these days people are “rushing” too much and not carefully considering or planning their lives.
It was a beautiful and busy summer in our city. This gallery collects photos from throughout Milwaukee neighborhoods during July and August 2017.
Zeynab Ali, an 18-year-old author and youth activist, and her family will move into the first rehabilitated home completed by the RICH program, formerly an illegal drug lab.
Nearly 300 neighbors visited Progressive Community Health Center’s Lisbon Avenue location Aug. 15 for a day of fun, food and better health.
District 3 of the Milwaukee Police Department recently hosted a National Night Out event in Washington Park to connect with community members. However, some believe it may not be enough to bridge the gap.
Near West Side Partners hosted the first-ever “Vliet Street Gallery Night and Day” to bring residents and visitors into businesses and forgotten spaces.
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.