December 5, 2012
Hmong and African American youth from two Safe & Sound “Safe Places” worked together recently to paint murals on the walls of the Hmong American Friendship Association. The project aimed to raise awareness of cultural differences and reduce stereotypes.
December 5, 2012
December 3, 2012
For 10 years, Moody Pool has remained an empty, boarded-up neighborhood nuisance, but the building will be torn down soon. In its place, a splash pool, small community building, lit basketball courts and parkways are among the planned amenities. Some neighborhood residents contend they were promised something that was never delivered.
November 28, 2012
Mayor Tom Barrett, city officials and neighborhood organizations came together recently to celebrate the winners of the city's Most Improved Homes Contest.
November 26, 2012
Menomonee Valley has become a destination for many people eager to visit the Urban Ecology Center, run on the Hank Aaron trail or watch the wildlife. But Menomonee Valley Partners would like more southeastern Wisconsin residents to see how the valley has changed.
November 20, 2012
The St. Mark AME Church and its affiliate, the Lovell Johnson Quality of Life Center, hosted three community sessions to address preterm births during November, Prematurity Awareness month.
November 15, 2012
For 10 years, MPS has held an annual “Foro” or “Forum Latino” for parents of students with special needs. More than 400 people attended this year’s event, the only one of its kind in the state, according to the school district.
November 14, 2012
Several local organizations have started the Neighborhood Leadership Institute to help build the capacity and effectiveness of resident and non-profit leaders.
November 13, 2012
The recently formed Metcalfe Park Community Action Team came in second in a new Chicago-based contest, for its creative and temporary use of a vacant lot to draw positive attention to the North Side neighborhood.