The five new Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity homes dedicated in the Harambee neighborhood on Nov. 12 were built with proceeds from the Milwaukee Habitat ReStore.
A benefit for ArtWorks for Milwaukee drew hundreds of people to support the organization’s art internships for at-risk teenagers.
Well-known African-American artist Sylvester Sims continues to paint “what I see” well into his 80’s. His work includes hundreds of paintings, pastels and watercolors, most with African-American themes.
Brown Street Academy is going green with a new schoolyard under construction this fall. The renovated playground will promote nature-focused and interactive learning in an outdoor space that children can use year-round.
About 40 representatives of Milwaukee nonprofits are attending a conference in Detroit to learn what “collective impact” means for their neighborhoods.
After months of one-on-one interviews, focus groups, neighborhood meetings and data collection, the Quality of Life Plan for the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods of Silver City, Layton Park and Burnham Park has been unveiled to the public.
African American infants die at a higher rate than white infants, in Milwaukee and across the nation. Author Tonya Lewis Lee addressed the issue at a recent luncheon hosted by the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee.
Witches, ghosts and goblins were out in force at the annual Silver City Trick-or-Treat Street.
Seaway Bank introduced its Church Partnership Initiative program to religious leaders at a dinner at the bank’s Milwaukee branch in Lindsay Heights.
Two new reports presented at LISC’s Community Development Symposium find that there is progress in Milwaukee, despite the difficult economy and other discouraging trends. Much more, they argue, needs to be done.