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.
A new charter school is aiming to close the proficiency gap for underserved, low-income students in the greater Thurston Woods community.
NOVA High School students recently visited the Jewish Museum Milwaukee to learn how to lead guided tours. The students are creating an exhibit on the Milwaukee civil rights movement in collaboration with Arts@Large, a program that provides arts experiences for Milwaukee Public School students.
A study focusing on seven south side MPS elementary and middle schools conducted by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service shows that Spanish-speaking students who have been in ELL classes outperform their non-ELL peers in reading and math.
A rigorous curriculum and high standards that ELL teachers set for their students pay off for Greenfield students.
Stephanie Williams and her youngest daughter go to school together at the Next Door Foundation in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood. Williams attends GED classes while her daughter participates in the Early Head Start program.
High school student Domonique Whitehurst is one of eight interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee who worked on anti-drug and violence campaigns this fall. The semester-long program strives to foster collaboration and promote the arts, while training students for careers.