Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

April 11, 2014
Express Yourself Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee County Accountability Program (MCAP) to provide juvenile delinquents with an opportunity to explore the arts.

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Washington Park multicultural event highlights immigrant cultures

Washington Park multicultural event highlights immigrant cultures

April 2, 2014
Featuring Hmong and Somali dancing and history presentations, a recent Washington Park gathering showcased the neighborhood’s diverse cultures.

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ArtWorks internships teach underperforming students art, and more

ArtWorks internships teach underperforming students art, and more

March 25, 2014
ArtWorks for Milwaukee interns displayed their work on self-love as a form of peace at a recent gallery night.

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‘Be Girl Project’ teaches leadership through urban arts

‘Be Girl Project’ teaches leadership through urban arts

March 20, 2014
TRUE Skool’s urban arts program for teens has expanded an initiative to arm girls with knowledge, skills and networks to prepare them for leadership roles.

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Mayor highlights “I Have A Dream” program in annual address

Mayor highlights “I Have A Dream” program in annual address

February 27, 2014
Mayor Tom Barrett recognized four sixth- and seventh-graders representing 52 middle-school students participating in the “I Have A Dream” college preparatory program in his State of the City address.

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Gospel singers raise their voices to help build new health clinic

Gospel singers raise their voices to help build new health clinic

February 17, 2014
Lovers of gospel music and those who always have wanted to experience it will come together at a “Gospel Jubilee” to raise money for a new Lisbon Avenue Community Health Center.

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Volunteers build ‘dream room’ to mark MLK birthday

Volunteers build ‘dream room’ to mark MLK birthday

January 23, 2014
LISC volunteers spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day converting a storage space into a “dream room,” where students from the Calvary Christian Academy followed afterwards.

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TRUE Skool prepares for grand opening at Grand Avenue mall

TRUE Skool prepares for grand opening at Grand Avenue mall

January 14, 2014
TRUE Skool starts its 10th year in a large new home on the lower level of The Shops of Grand Avenue’s Plankinton Building. The urban arts program for teens will kick off a series of anniversary events with a grand opening on Gallery Night.

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Favorite of 2013: Long-awaited Packers field opens in Mitchell Park

Favorite of 2013: Long-awaited Packers field opens in Mitchell Park

December 31, 2013
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during the past year. In the second of a three-part series, Reporter Edgar Mendez explains why his story about the Packers’ football field in Mitchell Park is his favorite of 2013. It was originally published on June 10.

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Art program helps Reagan students ‘know thyself’

Art program helps Reagan students ‘know thyself’

November 25, 2013
A recent City Hall art exhibit featured artwork created by Reagan High School students to express how they feel about their lives and their education.

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