Participate in the Norwood Neighborhood Community Game Night at Sherman Perk Coffee Shop; learn financial skills at the “Pink Hustle Business Series”; attend a job and resource fair for those who have been incarcerated; offer your input on affordable housing in Milwaukee; and get free books at Kosciuszko Park.
Help clean up Washington Park; shop at Apostolic Missionary Church’s rummage sale; take a historical blues bike ride; go fishing with 100 Black Men of Milwaukee; and check out the last outdoor market for the 414Flea Summer Series at Zócalo Food Park.
Fourteen individuals were shot on the South Side over a recent weekend. The surge of violence has left many residents fearful and community leaders pondering what can be done to stop the shootings.
Lead is a serious public health hazard — a neurotoxin that damages the brain and nervous system, especially in young children. Exposure can delay growth and development and cause problems with learning, behavior, hearing and speech, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children can be poisoned by ingesting lead paint, lead-tainted water, […]
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‘We have to do something,’ a Milwaukee Health Department official says as the city rolls out a new approach to removing lead from older rentals.
Attend a community meeting in the Midtown neighborhood; view the supermoon; learn about overdose awareness; attend classes on safe ways to get your child to sleep; and network with those interested in motion graphics.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has honored the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for working on housing issues with the Community Development Alliance.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mexican Fiesta; check out a festival in the Hampton Heights neighborhood; sample drinks at Brown, Black + Brews; get back-to-school services at Jelly Sosa’s Hair Bakery; and participate in Black August bicycle ride.
It’s an ambitious goal: to create a more integrated health care model while serving a higher number of patients. And that’s one of the reasons the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ flagship site is expanding.