CORE El Centro, which opened in 2002, provides natural healing and wellness services to thousands of low-income residents.
Representatives of the Milwaukee Health Department and advocacy groups continued to disagree on the main source of lead poisoning at a League of Women Voters forum intended to call attention to the issue.
Martine Caverl and Amika Tendaji, co-founders of the Chicago-based UMedics, brought their workshop to Milwaukee to teach participants how to keep a gunshot victim alive until help arrives.
During the Benedict Center’s recent Women and Justice Conference, panelists posited that human trafficking is a public health issue, since it affects not only individuals but communities.
Pete’s Fruit Market’s first health fair at its Bronzeville location offered attendees resources to prevent and treat lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
Camp Umoja is a free six-week summer program that aims to put children in kindergarten through high school on a path to success.
Members of the Milwaukee Nutrition & Lead Task Force are knocking on every door in the Amani neighborhood this summer to educate the community about lead.
The Freshwater for Life Action Coalition is awaiting a response from District Attorney John Chisholm on its call for a formal investigation into the city’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, while aldermen criticize lack of urgency on the issue.
Black Girls Do Bike Milwaukee is encouraging women of color to start biking.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers held a recent Bike Day, giving away more than 200 free bikes. The event was held to encourage safer bike-riding practices.