Sister MacCanon Brown’s vision of a sustainable homeless community center in one of Milwaukee’s most distressed areas is becoming a reality, but more support is needed.
By supporting each other, and creating deeper relationships, we can heal the wounds that divide us.
Though political prospects to fully legalize marijuana on the state level remain grim, local efforts in Milwaukee could send a message to legislators.
Matthew Desmond’s ‘Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City’ has become a cultural phenomenon, but the eviction crisis persists with no solution in sight.
A youth- and Latinx-led group of about 15,000 marched through downtown Waukesha to demonstrate solidarity with local Hispanics and undocumented immigrants, as Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson moves forward with a plan to train deputies as immigration agents.
Harambee residents expressed distrust of a city process to solicit feedback about a potential expansion of the downtown streetcar and development of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive after city employees did not answer questions about the project’s timeline, and who is being engaged.
As a new sheriff unveils reforms at the Milwaukee County Jail, community leaders are calling on the county to do more to decrease incarceration and invest in communities.
Following a rash of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers, in Milwaukee and across the nation, members of Milwaukee’s Jewish Voice for Peace chapter said Jews need to do more to support marginalized groups.
A day of boycott and protest organized by Milwaukee’s Latino and immigrant communities demonstrated united local opposition to recent federal actions.
Milwaukeeans gathered at City Hall to voice opposition to a recent Trump Administration executive order that suspended the entry of refugees into the country, denies entry to anyone traveling from seven Muslim-majority countries and indefinitely bans Syrian refugees.