April 17, 2013
Developer Juli Kaufmann, a Milwaukee native, returned to her hometown wanting to have a significant impact on the city. Judging from the awards her work has garnered, she is succeeding.
April 17, 2013
April 15, 2013
The winner of the Silver City Business Plan Competition will be awarded a cash prize, a financial incentive package including rent for a renovated National Avenue storefront and help from marketing and accounting professionals.
April 11, 2013
For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
April 9, 2013
By creating community connections through timebanking, the Milwaukee Area Time Exchange helps to bring resources to people with disabilities and build community in distressed neighborhoods.
April 5, 2013
Worried about what your children will do all summer while you are at work? A variety of all-day camps are available throughout the city. Despite the chill in the air, it’s not too soon to check them out.
April 1, 2013
Attendees at “Scribe of a Social Conscience: Steinbeck plus 75,” a presentation by Paul McComas at the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking, reflected on the relevance of the author’s social message to present-day Milwaukee.
March 22, 2013
Black Marriage Day, a decade-old national effort, celebrates the role of marriage in African American communities.
March 21, 2013
Mayor Barrett spoke out against a proposal to end the residency requirement for public employees in Milwaukee at an awards luncheon sponsored by The Business Journal.
March 20, 2013
One year after the Ripple Effect program was announced, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and its partners are bringing lessons about leadership and conflict resolution to students at five local clubs.
March 18, 2013
Meet four high school seniors who are participating in College Possible, a program to help low-income students get in to, pay for and succeed at college. This is the first in a series following them from acceptance through freshman year.