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 11, 2014
Express Yourself Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee County Accountability Program (MCAP) to provide juvenile delinquents with an opportunity to explore the arts.
March 31, 2014
Clean Slate Milwaukee helps people who committed nonviolent crimes in their youth clear their public record so they can get jobs, driver’s licenses, parental rights and more.
March 5, 2014
Shooting victims tell their personal stories of violence and survival and work with community members to find solutions.
February 25, 2014
Local leaders envision the “I Pledge Milwaukee” initiative as a vehicle to help residents channel their resources and abilities to help improve the city.
January 15, 2014
Milwaukee Fire Department Captain Chris Schutte, who has taken part in 31 rescue missions as director of the Dive Rescue team, says there’s no other job that he’d rather do.
January 7, 2014
Marine Corps reservist and District 2 police officer Juan López patrols the South Side on foot or bicycle, giving citizens and business owners a sense of safety.
December 30, 2013
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during the past year. In the first of a three-part series, Reporter Andrea Waxman explains why her story about the “Wisdom Walk” program at the Alma Center is her favorite of 2013. It was originally published on Feb. 18.
December 6, 2013
A former Texas prison warden started a scholarship fund for inmates’ children in hopes that it will help stop a cycle of incarceration.
November 29, 2013
Health agencies citywide recently hosted an all-day summit to bring youth and community leaders together to strategize about preventing gun violence.