Results tagged with 'poverty'
Published Oct. 22, 2015
The Milwaukee Hi-Speed development train has left the station and is rocketing down the track, but not everyone has a ticket to get aboard And somebody somewhere has to point out that this train station might as well have a "Whites Only" sign on the platform.
Published Oct. 16, 2015
According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, a panel of community leaders at a recent meeting in the 10th Legislative District called for Milwaukee to invest in education, job training and job placement, especially for African-Americans, in an effort to address poverty.
Published Sept. 7, 2015
With U.S. housing prices creeping back up following the recession, it may appear that the nation's foreclosure crisis has ended. Housing experts disagree, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Published March 26, 2015
Panhandling in the public right-of-way is now a significant problem across the City of Milwaukee, and Alderman Bob Donovan will address that topic and concerns about the decline in public safety across the city during a news conference at 1:30 p.m. today (Thursday, March 26) at the northeast corner of S. 35th St. and W. National Ave.
Published Jan. 28, 2015
Statement by Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds, Ph.D., regarding the New Opportunities for Milwaukee document.
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Over the past decade I have felt more Scrooge/Grinch than Cindy Loo Who or Tiny Tim. I used to love Christmas even though underneath the fake tree was empty most years. As a poor family we didn't have much. My mom did manage to buy gifts for us but my father's holiday spirit was misguided. He...
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