The 20-week campaign seeks to connect and support residents in five Milwaukee neighborhoods.
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.
TaskFriend, an app developed locally by Kevin Nam, lets community members connect with each other to work, and get work done.
As a child, Charles Revello struggled to find a community, somewhere he could belong. Eventually, he found was he was looking for; despite some recent setbacks, Charles longs to return home. Watch: Part 1 of Charles’ story. Watch: Part 3 of Charles’ story. See more videos from Milwaukee Stories, Inc. Did you find value in this story? If so, please sign up to receive periodic updates. We need your help! Milwaukee Stories is a nonprofit organization that brings you the real stories of regular people. This work is supported by small, individual monthly contributions from people just like you. [donate]
A lot has changed since Tony Tyra was a boy growing up fatherless in Milwaukee’s central city. But so has he.
Lisa Kingery moved to Milwaukee from New York City more than 10 years ago and found a true community, one that helps to give her life meaning.
Torre Johnson talks about growing up on Milwaukee’s North Side, the importance of building Black ownership and spaces in Milwaukee and what it will take for people to come together around that goal.
Katherine Wilson talks about her start in a small Wisconsin town, the dangers of polarization and the importance of humanizing others.
If we don’t ask where we have been, if we don’t listen, we won’t be able to grow in the way that we should. We won’t be able to move forward.