Milwaukee ranked poorly on employers’ willingness to hire people with an irregular work history and limited “soft skills,” according to the 2016 Community Readiness Assessment released by YWCA Southeast Wisconsin.
A $200,000 grant from the U.S. Forestry Service will be used to promote green infrastructure in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.
A summit organized by the Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin prompted discussion of how to connect Milwaukee neighborhood residents to the downtown development boom.
An ordinance meant to provide opportunity for minorities in the construction industry can help address unemployment and crime, but it must be better monitored, funded and enforced.
With the assistance of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the YWCA, local residents learn skills and find opportunities they hope will lead to employment.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin is claiming that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is inaccurately reporting the number of jobs in the beleaguered neighborhood.
Harbor District Inc. searches for ways to protect the waterfront’s habitat and utilize vacant land.
Two years ago this week, Cargill’s beef slaughterhouse was closed, displacing more than 600 workers, many of whom received training for new opportunities.
The Greater Milwaukee Committee’s MKE Fellows program is addressing the city’s “brain drain” by mentoring male African-American college students.
Angela Moragne, founder of That Salsa Lady, created an urban ranch in her backyard for other food businesses to grow their plants.