Some pandemic-related changes could transform FoodShare and other solutions to hunger — if the policies survive expiration dates and the state’s political divide.
Help survey the condition of houses in Amani; visit CirculateMKE at Alice’s Garden; get free school supplies at South Division; eat a locally grown meal to benefit Full Circle Healing Farm; and demolish a car and fundraise for Sojourner Family Peace Center.
The United Community Center offers caregiver training in Spanish for families of people with memory loss.
A scientist with Advocate Aurora Research Institute is heading a research project aimed at addressing racial inequalities in clinical trials.
Paint and play in Metcalfe Park; pick up food vouchers if you’re an eligible senior; go to movie night at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society; meet the application deadline for a paid virtual IT bootcamp at MATC; and help repaint the “Floración” neighborhood mural.
Listen to music on the Beerline; check out an auto repair class for women from MATC; visit Urbal Tea for a unique pop-up shop; learn about the Underground Railroad and its ties to Lindsay Heights; and attend a citywide COVID-19 vigil organized by the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition.
It’s no secret: Some Milwaukee communities suffer from a lack of business investment that create opportunities – and several organizations are trying to do something about it.
Public Allies, a national nonprofit based in Milwaukee, laid off dozens of employees without warning. Alumni accuse the organization of retaliating against those who questioned leadership.
As drug overdose deaths continue to afflict Milwaukee County, the makers of Zimhi say their medication is more effective in treating opioid fatalities than others on the market.
Victor Amaya, president and executive director of Data You Can Use, hopes to empower communities by using data to understand their shortcomings and to celebrate their accomplishments.