The Milwaukee chapter of Ladies of Charity has been distributing clothing to thousands of children for the past 50 years. This year, the group plans to surpass that amount.
While heat and humidity look to stretch beyond Labor Day, with school back in session for students around Milwaukee, summer feels as if it’s over.
In conjunction with the first-ever Hip-Hop Week in Milwaukee, many volunteers recently participated in Big Clean MKE, held in memory of slain city worker Greg “Ziggy” Zyszkiewicz.
Still Waters Collective gathered comments from “missing and overlooked voices” on topics such as privilege, gender and incarceration and then convened public conversations to share perspectives on those topics.
Five-year-old Ximena Contreras and her family recently returned from a trip to Walt Disney World thanks to the Wisconsin chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The Department of City Development and the Historic King Drive BID presented a final plan for streetcar expansion and economic development, while addressing displacement concerns.
The Milwaukee Mustang Track Club won 13 medals in the recent AAU Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, the most since the club was founded in 2002.
Five years after Ezzard White established his One Hope Made Strong (OHMS) training program for central city residents, 10 of his trainees are working on the Legacy Lofts project on North Avenue between 15th and 16th streets.
Community activists met in Washington Park, the site of a recent drive-by shooting, to demand action from city officials to improve safety in central-city parks.
A stretch of Fourth Street between Capitol Drive and St. Paul Avenue is now Vel R. Phillips Avenue. Bronzeville Week included the dedication ceremony, food and entertainment events, and opportunities to support local business.