For Sister MacCanon Brown, advocating for homeless residents was not something she chose — it chose her. And she’s been doing it for more than three decades.
Prisoners lack space and some say rules to curb COVID-19 are unevenly enforced.
VIA, the nonprofit organization formerly known as Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, serves residents of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park and focuses on affordable housing, economic development and grassroots leadership.
NNS deputy editor Adam Carr joins Joy Powers of WUWM for our monthly spot with “Lake Effect,” where he discusses events connected to Milwaukee’s North and South Side neighborhoods.
Working digitally and on the streets of Milwaukee, activists tried to convince nonvoters to go to the polls, but distrust and disgust kept some away.
Hospitals file liens against uninsured patients to get a cut of compensation in personal injury lawsuits.
It has been a long year and NNS wants to end it on a sweet note by celebrating our community — that means you! Our photographers will be taking free family portraits just in time for the holidays.
David Couper, Madison’s police chief from 1972 to 1993, says law enforcement should ditch the riot gear and tear gas to keep the peace.
Wisconsin’s unemployment system buckled during the pandemic. State leaders are moving slowly to address a crisis years in the making.
The SOC has been a staple in the community for over 30 years. Once the pandemic hit, the group found a way to adapt to the circumstances and continue providing resources.