Sherry Green started baking cookies early during the pandemic to keep busy and uplift others. “I didn’t even know I could be a business owner,” the Amani resident says. “Especially during a pandemic.”
Cetonia Weston-Roy believes Black people ought to be able to see their authentic selves portrayed in the books they read. That’s why she created the Niche Book Bar.
The SOC has been a staple in the community for over 30 years. Once the pandemic hit, the group found a way to adapt to the circumstances and continue providing resources.
Ferne Caulker, the founder of the Ko-Thi Dance Company, continues to make moves in the community.
George Hinton, the CEO of the Social Development Commission, works to get (and keep) Milwaukee County residents out of poverty.
With the release of “2020: The Vision,” Running Rebels Community Organization is stressing human connections during a time when our world has been rocked by a pandemic, protests and a nail-biter presidential election.
UpStart Kitchen provides emergency meals for Milwaukeeans and a space for entrepreneurs looking to build their businesses.
When Dr. Terence N. Thomas died of an unexpected asthmatic attack in 1991, his family set up a scholarship fund in his name. The fund has given away $1 million to support Milwaukee youth.
Joaquin Altoro’s mission as the leader of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority is to ensure everyone has equal access to financial resources.
A year ago, Dr. Robert Davis became the president and CEO of America’s Black Holocaust Museum. Under his leadership the museum is revamping its digital space and making plans to reopen.