Paola Felix-Encarnacion planned to go into the Peace Corps when she graduated college, but when she learned about City Year Milwaukee at a job fair during her senior year of college, she decided there’s no place like home.
Students from Milwaukee High School of the Arts portray what it’s like to suffer from a mental illness in “Pieces: In My Own Voice,” performed recently at South Division High School.
Teen interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee displayed their work at a recent gallery night. But the internship is not only about the art.
Gardening has gone viral for the teens of Neu-Life Community Resource Center in Lindsay Heights, who are using the Internet to help plan their plot at Alice’s Garden.
Brown Street Academy’s newly renovated outdoor classroom was the site of Milwaukee’s 47th annual Arbor Day celebration.
MPS students combined spoken word poetry, song and choreographed gestures as they competed in the Still Waters Collective High School Slam League Finals at the Milwaukee Public Library.
The public art installation here, mothers are tells the story of eight women from the Dominican Center for Women, Inc.
The 53rd Street Community Garden, located in Sherman Park, has brought together a diverse mix of people that otherwise would not have met. The space not only is a place for the community to grow vegetables, but also provides a safe environment for people to meet and learn about the land.
Students at Tenor and three other city high schools are learning about the American legal system through a Marquette University Law School program called Street Law. In addition to a full year in the classroom, the teens recently competed in mock trials at the county and federal courthouses.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Violence Prevention Initiative has awarded $750,000 to Ripple Effect Milwaukee, a program that will teach conflict resolution and leadership skills to youth at Boys and Girls Clubs throughout Milwaukee.