A proposal to designate Washington Park as a historic site could alter the Urban Ecology Center’s plans for the park, which was designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
CORE El Centro, which opened in 2002, provides natural healing and wellness services to thousands of low-income residents.
Susan Lloyd, the Zilber Family Foundation’s former executive director, spent the last 10 years leading the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, which invested more than $50 million in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
People directly impacted by the criminal justice system in Wisconsin presented their case for criminal justice reform to representatives of Gov. Tony Evers’ administration, arguing for increased accountability, mental health resources and re-entry support.
A pilot program at Bruce Guadalupe Community School and Acosta Middle School that began in September is offering mental health services to students and their families in a partnership with Lutheran Social Services.
Ma’ruf, a Muslim nonprofit, recently opened a youth center for neighborhood children. The center came to fruition after proposals to turn the space into a liquor store were rejected by the community.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods in the past year. NNS reporter Andrea Waxman explains why the story republished here is her favorite among the pieces she wrote in 2018.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods in the past year. NNS reporter and Wisconsin Policy Forum Fellow Analise Pruni explains why the story republished here is her favorite among the pieces she wrote in 2018.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
As part of the “Gathering Art, Stories and Place” initiative, artist Erick Ledesma celebrated the end of his residency at the Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, unveiled a permanent installation and passed the torch to the next artist-in-residence, Celeste Contreras.