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Andre Lee Ellis

Andre Lee Ellis is a community organizer and proprietor of the Andre Lee Ellis Theatre Company.

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Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers

Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers

Rep. Crowley’s bill creates pilot program in city, supported by 11 council members.

North Side Leaders Plead for Safe Driving

North Side Leaders Plead for Safe Driving

Reckless driving is plaguing the North Side, community leaders say.

Inner City Community Garden Expands

Inner City Community Garden Expands

“We Got This” youth group acquires Borchert Field lots, will add fruit trees.

Bronzeville Week continues with wide range of events
Press Release

Bronzeville Week continues with wide range of events

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs

50 Years After the Marches: Still Fighting for Equality
50 Years After the Marches

Still Fighting for Equality

A new generation of black leaders faces economic, educational inequities.

Men’s Group Takes on Sex Trafficking

Men’s Group Takes on Sex Trafficking

Raising awareness of problem at local barber shops.

“Garden of Hope” for Youths in Detention

“Garden of Hope” for Youths in Detention

Andre Lee Ellis mentoring program creates new effort at county detention center.

Community enhancement one block, one area at a time
Press Release

Community enhancement one block, one area at a time

Event on Monday to announce blight removal effort at 9th and Ring

“We Got This” work initiative starts its 2017 session Saturday
Press Release

“We Got This” work initiative starts its 2017 session Saturday

This will be the fourth year of the work initiative.

Do Non-Profits Need New Approach?

Do Non-Profits Need New Approach?

Experts jab local non-profits; they keep growing, but so does poverty.

250 Mentors For Black Youths

250 Mentors For Black Youths

Annual “We Got This” event pairs African American men and boys, all tuxedo-clad.

More Than Downtown Development Needed

More Than Downtown Development Needed

City leaders at economic summit say more development must occur in neighborhoods.

300+ Strong Amplifies Black Voices

300+ Strong Amplifies Black Voices

Black community leaders pay tribute to Eric Von, challenge youth to “pick up the baton.”

“We Got This” enters third summer of mentorship
Press Release

“We Got This” enters third summer of mentorship

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs

2016 State of the City

Contribution to Milele A. Coggs of $20

2016 State of the City
Press Release

2016 State of the City

Hmong American Peace Academy - February 8, 2016

Photo Gallery: 500 Black Tuxedos On the Town
Photo Gallery

500 Black Tuxedos On the Town

Hundreds of super sharp young men and mentors donned tuxes for a day of activities.

Photo Gallery: Garfield Avenue Festival
Photo Gallery

Garfield Avenue Festival

Festival packs the street with blues and barbecue and beer. Our photos capture the easy-going vibe.

Photo Gallery: The Faces of Juneteenth Day
Photo Gallery

The Faces of Juneteenth Day

Milwaukee's celebration of the end of slavery is one of the nation's oldest. Urban Milwaukee was there to capture all the action in photographs.

“We got this” work initiative starts 2015 run Saturday
Press Release

“We got this” work initiative starts 2015 run Saturday

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs is reminding the community that the “We got this” work and mentoring initiative for boys ages 12 to 16 gets underway tomorrow (Saturday, June 13) at 8 a.m. at N. 9th St. and W. Ring.

Alderwoman Coggs invites residents to “Heal the Hood”
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Alderwoman Coggs invites residents to “Heal the Hood”

2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2013

Alderwoman Coggs Names 6th District Difference Makers Winners
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Alderwoman Coggs Names 6th District Difference Makers Winners

At a town hall meeting Wednesday night, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs announced the winners of the 2012 6th District Difference Makers awards.

12 Days of Christmas effort to help needy children and families
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12 Days of Christmas effort to help needy children and families

Giving initiative will include Thursday launch event

Garfield Avenue Festival comes to Bronzeville Saturday
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Garfield Avenue Festival comes to Bronzeville Saturday

The free festival brings neighbors together to celebrate with plentiful music and entertainment, food, prizes, games and children’s activities.