The Milwaukee nonprofit PeppNation uses sports to show kids they can be winners off the field as well as on.
Black homeownership dipped to 41.7 percent nationwide in 2016, a 50-year low. “Locked Out: Solutions to the Black Homeownership Decline” will examine the problems and offer some solutions.
Margaret Rozga uses her creativity as a poet as another vehicle to engage in social justice. As the state’s new poet laureate, she serves as a champion for Wisconsin writers and all those who read them.
It’s an honor to lead the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Expect us to continue to celebrate the many good things happening in our neighborhoods as we strengthen our watchdog role in the community.
About 200 students took to the streets this week to support the Black Lives Matter movement at North Division High School. Various schools across the city are also celebrating in their own way, similar to North Division, as well as districts nationwide.
Architect and planner Carolyn Esswein believes residents are the key ingredient when it comes to redeveloping underserved neighborhoods.
Though the organization’s programs and facilities have evolved and expanded, the mission of Running Rebels to support Milwaukee youths with positive relationships and opportunities has remained strong for more than 38 years.
State legislators and Department of Corrections officials are discussing postponing closure of the state’s youth prisons for up to two years, an idea triggering alarm by local youth justice advocates and Milwaukee County officials.
During the past several days, shelters and warming rooms expanded their hours to protect Milwaukee’s homeless population from the extreme cold.
Sub-zero temperatures have led to widespread closures in Milwaukee, taking the worst toll on vulnerable people.