Results tagged with 'homelessness'
Published Feb. 11, 2015
The VA's Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) opened its doors at 1818-1830 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. in December after a two-year restoration of the historic building, which was sitting vacant at the time of purchase. In just a little time, according to a profile from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the CRRC has made an impact.
Published Feb. 6, 2015
A fledgling program called the Campus Housing Initiative is attempting to address the need for housing among homeless and transitional young adults in Milwaukee, according to a report from Milwaukee NNS. The program, a collaboration between Journey House and Wraparound Milwaukee's Project O-YEAH, will provide affordable housing, work and education opportunities to youths ages 16 to 25, with the eventual goal of self-sufficiency.
Published Dec. 7, 2013
During a recent visit to the Hunger Task Force, we spoke with executive director Sherrie Tussler about homelessness, hunger, volunteerism, children, advocacy and dignity. We also talked about bizarre-to-us British canned goods and agreed that Twinkies are not food.
Published Feb. 1, 2013
I'm going to be honest. As a short-ish, out-of-shape female with comically weak upper arms, I keep walking. I don't know this person, I don't know what they want, I'm alone, I'm caught off-guard, I don't want to get myself into a situation I'll regret. And so I quicken my step and walk past. And afterward, I really hate myself for it.
Published Nov. 9, 2011
Earlier this year, Milwaukee filmmaker Tess Gallun premiered her documentary, "Out of Respect: A Story of Five." The film follows five homeless LGBTQ Milwaukeeans as they try to find not just permanent homes and jobs, but also a path through the emotional - as well as the economic - struggles they face. Aa new 65-minute cut screens Thursday, Nov.10 at The Times Cinema.
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In 2009, in the wake of the Maddoff fraud and the largest Ponzi scheme in history that shook the nation, Pariah was started with that notion in mind--corruption. Could people really be so greedy as to steal 64.8 billion dollars from other people? Yes. And this was just one man. What could anyone ...
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