Spaces and Traces 2012 offered community members an opportunity to tour 13 locations in Milwaukee’s historic Concordia neighborhood. Two prominent historic locations were featured for the first time ever.
Dressed in caps and gowns, student demonstrators recently rallied in support of the DREAM Act at the Voces De La Frontera headquarters.
More than 150 high school seniors from seven Milwaukee Public Schools recently celebrated their graduation and admission to college with College Possible program staff and coaches.
More than three-quarters of licensed family day care centers in four central city ZIP codes received a YoungStar rating of two out of five stars, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service analysis. Many of these centers may be forced to close because providers can’t afford to move up the rating scale.
Journey House has begun its long-awaited move to a new home. Long split into three buildings located on different streets, the newly built Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will now house all the organization’s programs as well as administrative offices.
Volunteers from Target, City Year and MPS recently painted a new, colorful playground at the Hopkins Lloyd Community School in Lindsay Heights.
The Milwaukee Museum Mile kickoff event offered free admission and tours at a cluster of five local museums.
After months of preparation, Urban Underground youth recently presented their plans for improving health, public safety, education and juvenile justice in Milwaukee. The organization collaborated with other non-profits to hold a youth summit at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
Customers hope a new sponsor will come forward to sustain the Mobile Market program. SHARE Wisconsin, which currently runs the program, announced that it will close its doors at the end of May.
An email from a Teach For America recruiter led Ryan Michaels to teach special education students in a Milwaukee public school. Now he wouldn’t have it any other way.