Seven years ago, Milwaukee’s Black Panthers chapter regrouped. The organization’s focus is on bettering the community through neighborhood cleanups, food giveaways and more.
Two local groups have become the driving forces behind what they hope will be a new wave of community- owned spaces for queer, trans, Black and non-binary people.
Chantell Jewell is the first Black woman to lead the Milwaukee County House of Correction. She hopes to use her new position to create change and eliminate obstacles in the community.
Diversity, equity and inclusion aren’t just words to the staff of Colorful Connections, which helps businesses recruit diverse talent and create supportive workspaces.
The Hmong American Women’s Association offers youth programming, advocates for the LGBTQ+ community and creates space for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Wisconsin Curated Creations isn’t the typical store you would expect to find at a mall. Instead of mass-produced products, the store sells handcrafted items created by local residents.
Amid a pandemic and a rapidly digitizing world, SHARP Literacy has found a way to transition from its roots while remaining true to its mission.
VIA, the nonprofit organization formerly known as Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, serves residents of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park and focuses on affordable housing, economic development and grassroots leadership.
Angela Kingsawan is all about sharing her knowledge with the community as an herbalist. “I always want to learn and grow,” the Clarke Square woman says.
After turning his life around, Lance Ambrose felt called to help young people in similar situations. So he created Saving Our Sons, a nonprofit mentoring program for Milwaukee youths.