While Matt Pizur’s early life was defined by a rocky relationship with his father, he’s been able to carve out his own sense of happiness.
Alejandro Narvaez has always bounced around — whether it’s where he’s lived, what he’s done or what’s been thrown his way — but, for him, change has always been a positive.
Jennifer Garcia sits in the corner of her front porch on the 3300 block of South 15th Street, surrounded by family. Garcia spent much of her childhood in St. Francis, a small municipality just south of Bay View, but has seen a lot of Milwaukee, also living in West Allis, on the north and east sides of the city and attending Hamilton High School on the south side. What’s her experience been like? “Diverse,” says Garcia. “Especially, now, having kids, I want them to be diverse so it’s not like they’re just secluded with one race.”