Results tagged with 'homelessness'
Published Sept. 29, 2015
After volunteering at a local homeless shelter, former federal agent Faith Kohler's two goals - to share their stories with the world and to affirmatively help those in trouble - dovetailed together into something seemingly much different from her past federal work: filmmaking. The end result, the feature-length doc "30 Seconds Away: Breaking the Cycle," finally brings those stories to the big screen this week at the Milwaukee Film Festival.
Published Aug. 10, 2015
According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, a new strategy called "Housing First" - which started July 1 - is seeking to get chronically homeless individuals off the street and in a stable situation before attempting to address other issues such as drug or alcohol abuse and employment.
Published June 16, 2015
"We all know that housing for young adults is a huge need," Wilton Johnson told a crowd gathered at a grand opening event for a new six-unit house, part of Journey House's Campus Housing Initiative. According to a report from Milwaukee NNS, the initiative provides housing for "motivated youth" - young people ages 18 to 25 who have aged out of foster care and are going to school or working.
Published June 13, 2015
On Thursday morning, the Milwaukee County Housing Division and Milwaukee Downtown, BID 21 held a symposium with the Downtown business community at ManpowerGroup World Heaquarters concerning new plans to end the homelessness and panhandling in the Downtown area.
Published May 7, 2015
Homeless men in Milwaukee, until recently, needed to navigate a complicated network of homeless shelters with different schedules and requirements to get a bed each night. According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, the process of getting a place to stay and much-needed services was streamlined recently when IMPACT 211, the area's crisis hotline, expanded to include single homeless men and the shelters that serve them.
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