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Venice R. Williams

Venice R. Williams, executive director of Alice’s Garden.

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Jane’s Walk Is All About Neighborhoods

Jane’s Walk Is All About Neighborhoods

Annual celebration of urban theorist Jane Jacobs offers 30 guided walks.

Jane’s Walk MKE inspires residents to explore in May
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Jane’s Walk MKE inspires residents to explore in May

Jane’s Walk MKE is part of a worldwide movement of more than 200 cities hosting free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs.

WPR’s To The Best Of Our Knowledge Brings National Show to Milwaukee on April 19
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WPR’s To The Best Of Our Knowledge Brings National Show to Milwaukee on April 19

The audience will be in for a night of big ideas, laughs, great music, deep dives on policy issues and special stories they won’t hear anywhere else.

The Blooming of Fondy Park

The Blooming of Fondy Park

New park could create the city’s “premiere eco-tourism neighborhood.”

Marquette’s Mission Week 2018 will focus on truth, reconciliation and peacemaking
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Marquette’s Mission Week 2018 will focus on truth, reconciliation and peacemaking

Mission Week is the time set aside to recall Marquette’s larger purpose and the Ignatian heritage and spirituality that guide the community throughout the year.

Rebuilding a North Side Community Center

Rebuilding a North Side Community Center

Renovated Kujichagulia Lutheran Center on 39th and Capitol will offer range of community-help programs.

North Side Muslims Embrace Solar Power

North Side Muslims Embrace Solar Power

Dawah Islamic Center part of a movement promoted by the Wisconsin Green Muslims.

Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer
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Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer

Rashid Johnson: Hail We Now Sing Joy explores themes of escape and identity through new works and unique materials.

Campaign Urges Breast Cancer Checkups

Campaign Urges Breast Cancer Checkups

Black, Hispanic women have lower survival rates, should seek care sooner.

The Fall and Rise of Johnsons Park

The Fall and Rise of Johnsons Park

Center for Resilient Cities helps revive one of state’s most neglected parks.

Op Ed: What Would Trump’s Mother Say?
Op Ed

What Would Trump’s Mother Say?

Mary McLeod Trump was a Scottish immigrant who gave generously to the less fortunate.

Portraits of 28 Zip Codes

Portraits of 28 Zip Codes

ZIP MKE photography show has hundreds of portraits, people in every zip code.

Mixed Reactions to Charges in Sylville Smith’s Killing

Mixed Reactions to Charges in Sylville Smith’s Killing

DA charges officer Heaggan-Brown. Family and community demand video's release.

Op-Ed: Unrest in City Began Decades Ago
Op-Ed

Unrest in City Began Decades Ago

It is destructive systems, not property, that need to be burned down.

Artists Lead Gathering on Racial Justice

Artists Lead Gathering on Racial Justice

Diverse group gathers at Alice’s Garden to declare that Black Lives Matter.

Milwaukee Water Commons Launching “Water City Agenda” to Plan for Milwaukee’s Water Future
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Milwaukee Water Commons Launching “Water City Agenda” to Plan for Milwaukee’s Water Future

Hundreds of Milwaukeeans Will Gather to Redefine How Water Decisions are Made in Milwaukee

MPS graduate earns prestigious Fulbright award
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MPS graduate earns prestigious Fulbright award

2012 Rufus King International High School alumna and Bradley University student Sojourner White

Fondy Farmer’s Market Has New Leader

Fondy Farmer’s Market Has New Leader

Jennifer Casey says she will build on legacy of longtime executive director Young Kim.

How Walnut Way Changed the Inner City

How Walnut Way Changed the Inner City

The quest for community of Walnut Way co-founders Sharon and Larry Adams.

Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference
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Former Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist, Venice Williams of Alice’s Garden and more to lead the 2015 Alverno Community Conference

This year’s theme, “A Tapestry of Sustainability,” features over 30 interactive sessions

An Oasis in the City

An Oasis in the City

Body and Soul Center, run by urban garden leader Venice Williams, offers cooking classes, health and wellness programs.