Organizations throughout metro Milwaukee that focus on homelessness and family assistance are gearing up for another pandemic year. Motels are serving as shelters, funds have been raised by community members and upcoming expansions to improve sheltering facilities will provide a greater benefit to guests even beyond the pandemic. Vaccines are being administered, and eviction moratorium extensions haveContinue Reading

When COVID-19 catapulted students into remote learning overnight, our kids lost more than an in-person learning experience. Children in frightening, unstable home environments lost precious hours of safety and certainty, and positive relationships with peers, teachers, principals and bus drivers. Students struggling with anxiety, depression or a host of otherContinue Reading

Community leaders and West Harlem residents huddled in front of an empty lot on Amsterdam Avenue for a press conference to protest the proposed construction of a homeless shelter at 1763-1771 Amsterdam Avenue. Knowing that the building is likely to be converted into market-rate apartments after the seven-year lease, theyContinue Reading