Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
NNS Spotlight: ‘We train them into a job’: How Ezekiel CDC transforms homes, neighborhoods and lives
For 25 years, the nonprofit Ezekiel Community Development Corporation has helped address the need for skilled labor while reducing neighborhood blight.
Organizations step up investments in minority-led Milwaukee businesses
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.
Among Wisconsin’s jobless, Black applicants half as likely as whites to receive pandemic aid
Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance system buckled for many during the pandemic, with people of color less likely than whites to receive federal help, an audit found.
Like a boss: Entrepreneur Shayla Burtin explains how to keep employees
Shayla Burtin, the founder of Yes, I Can Help You, helps small business owners and entrepreneurs practice healthy business habits.
Granville BID program gives supervisors the tools to lead
The Granville Business Improvement District wants to see growth in the area so it sponsored a workshop to teach supervisors how to better lead.
With help from AmeriCorps, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers gets staffing boost
A new partnership between AmeriCorps and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow Sixteenth Street to expand its staff.
‘They can bring so much’: Despite barriers, Afghan evacuees enrich Wisconsin’s workforce
Wisconsin is in a labor crunch. Evacuees and other immigrants can help — if they can navigate transportation and other obstacles.
‘Stealth’ economy for tribes hides billions of dollars in jobs, growth and revenue for rural communities
Study after study reaches the same conclusion: Tribes are often the largest drivers of regional and rural economies.
Brigade MKE apprentice program seeks to unleash new wave of culinary entrepreneurs
Brigade MKE will offer culinary and hospitality training for youths ages 14 to 24.
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