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.
Victory Garden Initiative will be celebrating construction of its 4,000th garden and its 10th BLITZ on June 2.
A health and wellness fair will be held on Saturday, June 2, at South Division High School and provide access to services to individuals who might be fearful to seek them elsewhere.
Seven Milwaukee youth shared their personal experiences with mental health challenges such as suicide, self-harm and bullying at a recent event intended to increase awareness and reduce stigma.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers’ new South Side clinic is its first to provide child and adolescent day treatment.
The Urban Ecology Center, along with the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter, hosted an Earth Day of Service in the Washington Park community to encourage environmental awareness.