Community members march across bridge to stop violence

Community members march across bridge to stop violence

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.

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College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

April 15, 2014
NNS followed four freshmen who participated in College Possible from the time they were admitted to college through their first year. In this article, they look back at their experiences.

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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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Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

April 7, 2014
Applicants from 16- to 21-years of age will be given priority for Earn & Learn summer jobs.

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United Methodist Children’s Services works to de-stigmatize poverty

United Methodist Children’s Services works to de-stigmatize poverty

March 27, 2014
MANDI nominee United Methodist Children’s Services finds its calling working with low-income families.

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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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Few afterschool programs meet YoungStar staff education standards, study finds

Few afterschool programs meet YoungStar staff education standards, study finds

March 18, 2014
A recent Public Policy Forum report shows that the majority of Milwaukee County’s afterschool programs have low YoungStar ratings, sparking questions about whether the problem is the programs or the system itself.

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Free dental care available to MPS students at 46 schools

Free dental care available to MPS students at 46 schools

March 12, 2014
Columbia St. Mary’s “Smart Smiles” oral health program expects to provide dental exams, preventive treatments and oral care instruction to 7,000 MPS students this year.

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La Causa Charter School lays foundation for skills students will need as adults

La Causa Charter School lays foundation for skills students will need as adults

March 11, 2014
In the past 10 years, La Causa Charter School has expanded from serving 300 to more than 800 students and now boasts several state-of-the-art learning labs.

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