Lupe Martinez hails from a migrant worker family, but for 45 years he’s been CEO of UMOS, an agency that began by helping migrant seasonal workers.
For 20 years, Urban Anthropology has documented Milwaukee’s diverse neighborhoods-and the people who live in them.
Kate Carpenter established America SCORES Milwaukee after noticing that although her kids had plenty of extracurricular opportunities to choose from, others were not as fortunate.
Jennifer López knows firsthand the challenges of attending under-resourced schools. It didn’t stop her. And she wants the 2,000 students at Carmen to soar as well.
Three students from the Medical College of Wisconsin have made it their mission to raise awareness of health disparities in the Hmong community through a partnership with Nyob Zoo Milwaukee TV.
Those who come from low-income backgrounds get a chance for higher-paying opportunities in the tech industry through the i.c.stars internship program.
The MyPlant program allows kids to pot and take home their own herb plant in hopes of reconnecting younger generations to gardening.
When Derell Sultan started having trouble at school, his mother looked for help and found it in her neighborhood at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Midtown Clinic. Both recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional leaders.
Inspired by a 2006 medical mission trip, Gigi Pomerantz formed Youthaiti to help alleviate Haiti’s sanitation crisis.
The Indian Community School offers its pupils lessons in the classroom – and out. The school serves Native American students who live in the Milwaukee area.