Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during the past year. In the first of a three-part series, Reporter Andrea Waxman explains why her story about the “Wisdom Walk” program at the Alma Center is her favorite of 2013. It was originally published on Feb. 18.
A former Texas prison warden started a scholarship fund for inmates’ children in hopes that it will help stop a cycle of incarceration.
Health agencies citywide recently hosted an all-day summit to bring youth and community leaders together to strategize about preventing gun violence.
Mayor Barrett and Blanket of Love share a common goal: reducing infant deaths due to co-sleeping
Next Door Foundation organized a softball game to strengthen relations between District 3 police and residents.
A new family services center will host support groups and offer educational opportunities intended to address domestic and street violence.
North Side young people took the lead in planning an event to promote peace through art and music in Washington Park’s Fox Field.
Concerned about the high number of motorcycle accidents and fatalities, a group of Milwaukee residents is working to create a motorcycle awareness weekend.
Adolescents hosted an Above the Influence Safe Night at the Hmong American Friendship Association that included free food, a talent competition and plenty of diversity.
Hundreds of people participated in the 11th annual peace parade from Washington Park to Sherman Park.