April 16, 2014
Community organizations have begun a campaign to stop the violence in the city of Milwaukee. Saturday’s walk across the James E. Groppi Unity Bridge kicked off the yearlong campaign.
April 16, 2014
April 9, 2014
Winners of the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDIs), awarded to organizations working to improve impoverished neighborhoods, were announced at a sold-out dinner.
April 8, 2014
Repairs to the fire-damaged Walnut Way Community Center are nearly complete, but the organization continues to work on the building to comply with the Americans with Disability Act.
April 1, 2014
Westlawn Gardens, which replaced half of the old Westlawn public housing complex, is a MANDI finalist for its unique design and environmental features. Though it’s been open less than a year, the project is changing how people view the city’s northwest side.
March 31, 2014
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has been named a finalist for the Milwaukee Press Club’s Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Competition in the category “Online: Best local news or feature website.”
March 27, 2014
MANDI nominee United Methodist Children’s Services finds its calling working with low-income families.
March 21, 2014
Activist Jan Christensen says building a community is a long-term project. She is the community organizer in the Riverwest neighborhood.
March 4, 2014
Just One More Ministry, which “rescues” food from groceries and caterers, is moving into the city to be able to serve more meals to Milwaukee’s hungry.
February 28, 2014
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of extending membership to females, the Boys and Girls Clubs will sponsor a yearlong “Year of the Girl” program for 30 girls.
February 21, 2014
Hundreds of fathers and daughters gathered at North Division High School recently for the 11th annual Daddy Daughter Dance, which helps raise awareness about absent dads.