‘No Place Like Home’ lets students combine arts with community building

Seventh graders at Golda Meir Gifted and Talented School worked on a coat drive as part of a service-learning project. (Photo by Robyn St. John)

Youngsters learn about their city while building arts-related skills through a new Arts@Large initiative.

Favorite of 2014: ‘Be Girl Project’ teaches leadership through urban arts

TRUE Skool teen Jaylen “DJaylen” Perez sets the mood with her music selections at the opening of the exhibit “Well-Behaved Women: Journeys to Fearlessness.” (Photo by Andrea Waxman)

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2014. NNS reporter Andrea Waxman explains why the story republished here is the favorite of those she wrote this year.

Favorite of 2014: New restaurant fuels optimism in SOHI District

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2014. NNS reporter Molly Rippinger explains why the story republished here is the favorite of those she wrote this year.

Favorite of 2014: Basketball league builds brotherhood of black role models

Members of the Sports Talk Basketball Association wait for the games to begin. (Photo by Raina J. Johnson)

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2014. NNS reporter Raina Johnson explains why the story republished here is the favorite of those she wrote this year.

Native American art show at City Hall ‘bolsters native voices’

The vibrant paintings on display at City Hall were created by youth at the Urban Ecology Center in Menomonee Valley this summer. (Photo by Raina J. Johnson)

The Native American Awareness Project has art on display at City Hall through Wednesday. The exhibit is a boost for Native American artists who may not have had other opportunities to showcase their work.