Naomi Waxman

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Baran Park To Get $2.3 Million Upgrade

Baran Park To Get $2.3 Million Upgrade

Journey House proposal would improve dangerous, unkempt baseball fields.

How to Create 3,000 Urban Gardens

How to Create 3,000 Urban Gardens

Non-profit Victory Gardens Initiative fills city’s food deserts with fresh produce.

A Hard Look at U.S. Racial History

A Hard Look at U.S. Racial History

Thousands of lynchings, one in Milwaukee. Experts convene at local museum.

City A Challenge For Black Professionals

City A Challenge For Black Professionals

A story of opportunities, frustration and segregation.

An Anchor For Northwest Side

An Anchor For Northwest Side

Silver Spring Neighborhood Center offers child care, education, food pantry, hope.

New UCC Facility For Women Addicts

New UCC Facility For Women Addicts

Heroin overdose deaths in county up 241% since 2010.

Donovan Favors Journey House Plan

Donovan Favors Journey House Plan

Change is "scary,” he says of apartment complex serving youth aged out of foster care.

County Wants Citizen Input on Health Facility

County Wants Citizen Input on Health Facility

New behavioral facility on North Side will provide mental health care 24 hours a day.

New Pay-What-You-Can Cafe

New Pay-What-You-Can Cafe

Tricklebee Cafe in Sherman Park is non-profit restaurant that seeks to build community.

Fear and Racism in America

Fear and Racism in America

Annual Summit on Milwaukee has frank, post-election discussion of race.

30th Street Corridor Wins $200,000 Grant

30th Street Corridor Wins $200,000 Grant

Federal green infrastructure grant could help transform area some call “Blackfish Bay.”

Experts Say County Wheel Tax Needed

Experts Say County Wheel Tax Needed

14% of residents have no car, need transit system the tax would fund.

Offering a Clean Slate

Offering a Clean Slate

Community Re-Entry & Expungement Summit offers to help non-violent felons finds work, housing and opportunity.

City Job Seekers Face Obstacles

City Job Seekers Face Obstacles

Government and non-profit training and placement programs help but search still difficult.

A New Solution for Prostitution?

A New Solution for Prostitution?

Innovative collaboration of police, DA and Benedict Center created diversion program for prostitutes.

“The Kids Fall in Love With Her.”

“The Kids Fall in Love With Her.”

Boys and Girls Club senior program manager La’Ketta Caldwell was nominated for a MANDI leadership award.