Welford Sanders, executive director of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp., has earned praise for his work to restore the King Drive neighborhood.
Donated children’s shoes hang in City Hall to represent the number of child abuse and neglect cases in Milwaukee County in 2011.
Parents and students rallied to kick off the Fair Play campaign, which contends that if public funds are earmarked for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, a portion should be set aside to upgrade school recreational facilities countywide.
The Clarke Square community paid tribute to the memory of Tomás Garrett-Rosas as it prepared to clean up neighborhoods surrounding Journey House.
While Harambee may not be known as the center of Milwaukee’s innovation scene, the upcoming TEDxHarambee conference may help change that.
Organizers at Voces De La Frontera have been pushing for comprehensive immigration reform since the organization’s inception. That day seems to be coming closer, though advocates say the plan is far from perfect.
Members of a grassroots immigrant rights group met with Wisconsin lawmakers and attended a massive National Rally for Citizenship on the west lawn of the Capitol.
By creating community connections through timebanking, the Milwaukee Area Time Exchange helps to bring resources to people with disabilities and build community in distressed neighborhoods.
Helping low-income Milwaukee residents prepare their taxes for free, experienced volunteers from Northwestern Mutual set up a successful new site for the Social Development Commission’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the Sixteenth Community Health Center this year.
The city hopes that a consultant can breathe new life into the long-anticipated Bronzeville redevelopment project.