Children from low-income families across the greater Milwaukee area and the country will have access to hundreds of thousands of brand new books due to the generosity and partnership of three organizations: First Book,New Threads of Hope, and M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group. This week, more than 400,000 books provided by First Book, were shipped to schools […]
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The United Community Center (UCC) is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Friends of the Hispanic Community Awards, which recognize individuals that have made immeasurable contributions to the development and well-being of the community at large. Honorees will be celebrated at UCC’s 42nd Anniversary Celebration. This year’s award recipients are The Walton Family […]
PEARLS Girls participate in annual “Box City” event at Riverside On Thursday, March 22, ten members of PEARLS for Teen Girls, Inc. participated in Milwaukee Public Schools’ Riverside University High School 12th annual “Box City” event to raise money for Habitat for Humanity and raise awareness about homelessness. Beginning at 5:00 p.m. last Thursday, the […]
College Possible™ Milwaukee (formerly Admission Possible) is seeking low-income high school sophomores interested in earning a college degree for its after-school college access and success program. Accepted students will begin the program as juniors in the fall of 2012. College Possible Milwaukee currently serves more than 350 high school juniors and seniors. Historically, 98 percent […]
Income eligible patients can get assistance with filling prescriptions through a program coordinated by the Social Development Commission (SDC). The Prescription Advocacy and Referral Service (PARS) program is a service that helps low-income residents get free or low-cost medications from participating pharmaceutical companies. To find out more about the PARS program, visit the SDC website […]
Dear Editor, For many years, the Wisconsin Hispanic/Latino Tobacco Prevention Network (WHTPN) has been working hard to reduce smoking rates in the Milwaukee area and across the state. On Feb. 24 we took a step in the wrong direction when a Madison judge ruled that roll-your-own (RYO) cigarette stores can continue to dodge the state’s […]
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced that on March 8, individuals, businesses and others will have a chance to support organizations in the Milwaukee community that are helping meet individual’s basic needs. On Match Day, every donation will be matched. Coordinated by the foundation, Match Day will benefit 19 Milwaukee organizations. Area funders including the Brewers […]
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors seeks a full-time Economic Development Manager. Qualified candidates must be able to coordinate all aspects of the Economic Development Program, including restructuring the economy of the neighborhood; improving the design aspects of commercial corridors; promoting the commercial corridors of the neighborhood; and organizing and empowering business owners in the neighborhood. For […]
I am trying to locate any old photos of the original Silver City Recreations Center/Bowling Alley that used to occupy the corner of 38th or 37th and National Avenue in Milwaukee. My husband’s grandfather used to own the facility in the 1950s and sold it in 1962. His name was Louis Evanich. If you have […]
Journey House has employment opportunities available for a GED in Spanish instructor as well as a bookkeeper. Please see our employment page for details: www.journeyhouse.org/employment.