Ana Martinez-Ortiz

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Warming Shelters Rescued Many From Cold

Warming Shelters Rescued Many From Cold

United Way, We Energies helped fund warming spaces at St. Ben’s, other places.

Muslim Center for Youth Opens

Muslim Center for Youth Opens

New non-profit at 2110 W. Hampton opened in December, offers youth activities.

New Boutique Opens On North Avenue

New Boutique Opens On North Avenue

Basia Rose Designs grew from pop-up, now at 1617 W. North Ave. in Innovations and Wellness Commons.

Washington Park Celebrates Holidays with New Decorations

Washington Park Celebrates Holidays with New Decorations

New solar-powered holiday wreaths decorate Lisbon Avenue.

Ex Fabula For Children

Ex Fabula For Children

Workshops by the group with MLK school fifth graders help children become story tellers.

St. Anthony Apartments Has First Tenants

St. Anthony Apartments Has First Tenants

60-unit complex on 10th and State offers apartments for the homeless.

City Launches Children’s Savings Accounts

City Launches Children’s Savings Accounts

City and United Way will start all MPS K-5 students with $25 in a savings account.

Conference Spotlights Human Trafficking

Conference Spotlights Human Trafficking

Milwaukee a "hot spot," with more than 1000 arrests in three years. experts say.

Entrepreneurs “Bootcamp” Helps Minorities

Entrepreneurs “Bootcamp” Helps Minorities

Founders of 12 companies picked for program run by Young Enterprising Society.

Youth Council Works to Curb Violence

Youth Council Works to Curb Violence

The Youth Council called for a cease-fire over the Labor Day weekend.

We Aim to Clothe 1,000 Kids This Year

We Aim to Clothe 1,000 Kids This Year

For 50 years, local Ladies of Charity has given clothing to countless children.