Developers have raised about half the funds needed for the Sherman Phoenix project in Sherman Park, which would convert the fire-damaged BMO Harris Bank building into a hub of black entrepreneurship and investment.
Under new leadership, the AACCW is focusing on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and expand their access to capital.
Thirteen Metcalfe Park and Walnut Hill residents, ages 10 to 13, learned how to garden, hold down a job and make new friends while getting paid to work this summer.
City on a Hill connects students to summer work opportunities and provides lifelong skills.
Responding to a report by the Public Policy Forum, local state representatives are urging legislators throughout Wisconsin to support changing state laws to allow Milwaukee to raise revenue from new local taxes.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Welford Sanders Lofts touted the job opportunities the $21 million development has provided but officials and residents said more needs to be done for the unemployed.
Jarod Cronk’s faith, entrepreneurial skills and spirit support his family and build community in Washington Heights and Sherman Park.
The Milwaukee TechForce Training center, created by a $1.3 million federal grant, has brought together public and private partners with the goal of educating and retraining individuals to provide access to family-sustaining careers in the information technology industry.
Chloe Allison, a Milwaukee native, designs children’s wear and accessories for her business, Alli C.
According to individuals familiar with the local manufacturing industry, people from underserved communities will need increased access to education, exposure to technology and a “growth mindset” to access the opportunities of the future.