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  1. OSPP Affirms Commitment to Community SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Opportunity Schools Partnership Program Commissioner Dr. Demond Means are making a commitment to implement a community schools model through OSPP and are asking Milwaukee Public Schools to say "Yes" to a partnership that would preserve resources and support for MPS schools, students, teachers, and families.

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  2. AKA Playground Mobilization and Backpack Impact Day AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Upsilon Mu Omega chapter will be holding their Playground mobilization and backpack impact day this month. AKA's efforts are designed to provide high impact programs to provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in underserved communities.

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  3. Sen. Taylor attends Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    State Senator Lena Taylor joined elected officials, law enforcement, families and the community at a service to pay respect to the brave men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice to ensure public safety. After attending the Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial today, Taylor released the following statement: "As many of us take time to honor National Police Week, we are solemnly reminded that there are officers who go to work each day, leaving behind loved ones who anxiously wait for their safe return.

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  4. Mayor Barrett Announces Milwaukee's Harbor District Awarded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the Harbor District, Inc. and the City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office are among eight recipients of the Bloomberg Award for Partners for Places Grant Program - a project of the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities. Mayor Barrett and HDI will use the $75,000 grant to engage residents near the Harbor District and make physical improvements to improve public access to the waterfront there.

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  5. Council President Hamilton urges community support for "Violence Prevention Month"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    For the second year, the City of Milwaukee will recognize May as Violence Prevention Month. Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton , the city's Office of Violence Prevention, the Milwaukee Police Department and many other partners throughout the city have dedicated their full support to this annual initiative with a slate of events that are planned throughout the month .

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  6. Career Fitness Camps for High School Students to be Held at MATC's Mequon Campus in July and AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Area Technical College will hold two three-day "Career Fitness Camps" for 8th to 11th grade students this summer at MATC's Mequon Campus, 5555 W. Highland Road. Camps will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, July 19-21, or Aug. 2-4.

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  7. Candidate for Milwaukee DA Verona Swanigan exposed as a slumlord lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Recent media reports are shining a bright light on the right-wing plot to run a slumlord lawyer for District Attorney in Milwaukee County. Verona Swanigan has been exposed for her shady work, handling nearly 300 eviction lawsuits on behalf of one of Milwaukee's most notorious slumlords and throwing hundreds of families into the streets.

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  8. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Takes Oath of Office at Moody ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On a sunny, monday morning at Moody Park in the Amani neighborhood, a crowd of residents and county officials gathered to witness Chris Abele swear the oath of office for his second term as county executive of Milwaukee County. "The reason we are in Moody Park is because this is a reminder of where there are so many things going wrong, there's some things going right.

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  9. Dontre Day Calls Upon the Community to Take ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Many Milwaukeeans gathered outside Red Arrow Park Starbucks on the rainy day Saturday, April 30. Some were holding umbrellas, while others were letting the rain fall over them. A group of praise dancers along with some spoken word artists shared their words on the late Dontre Hamilton.

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  10. Hamilton Announces Fight Against Crime and Abandoned BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Recently elected Common Council Ald. Ashanti Hamilton speaks about "Out of Harm's Way" during press conference on May 4, 2016.

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  11. Director Di'Monte Henning previews his latest productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Di'Monte Henning believes there is a great deal of talent right here in Milwaukee. This belief led him to create a performing arts organization, Lights! Camera! Soul! "Our mission is to help cultivate Milwaukee's next generation of performing arts," Henning said.

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  12. Superintendent's proposed 2016-17 MPS budget directs more district resources to classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Darienne Driver is increasing support to schools by $26.6 million over the current school year in her proposed 2016-17 budget presented this week to the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The plan puts 90 cents of every dollar in the district's School Operations Fund toward the direct education of students.

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  13. Grant to Aid Juveniles with Legal AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Mayor Tom Barrett, U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of WI Gregory Haanstad, Attorney Christine Donahue and Francesca Yerks listen as HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Antonio Riley speaks. Photo by Dylan DePrey Teenagers who break the law get tickets.

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  14. Cousins SubsA & Milwaukee Bucks Support Food Pantries StatewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    A recently joined efforts with the Milwaukee Bucks to 'Block Out Hunger'-an anti-hunger campaign benefiting Hunger Task Force and food pantries throughout Wisconsin. This first-year campaign took a dynamic approach to 'Block Out Hunger.'

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  15. Komen & UWM to Host Large-Scale Outdoor Yoga SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Susan G. KomenA Southeast Wisconsin has partnered with the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee to host "Pink Yoga on The Green," a free yoga event that will take place on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. - Noon on the green space between the Klotsche Center and Sandburg on the UWM campus. The event will be open to all students as well as the general public.

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  16. Near West Side Partners Launches "Rev-Up MKE" As Part of National Small Business WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Near West Side Partners, Inc. , along with representatives from Harley-Davidson and Marquette University announced the launch of "Rev-Up MKE" - a "shark tank"-style business competition with the goal of revitalizing commercial corridors in the Near West Side. The program will provide an opportunity for start-up entrepreneurs to expand or start a business in the Near West Side and receive the support it needs to make it a success.

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  17. American Cancer Society & Kohl's: Working together to finish the fight against breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in US women, and the most common cancer among Wisconsin women. In Wisconsin, the American Cancer Society estimates 4,730 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

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  18. Milwaukee Public Library Events May 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Tour Historic Central Library Tour the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., with the Friends. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda.

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  19. Milwaukee Couple Recognized with 2016 Governor's Foster Parent AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Thomas and Lillian Rivera, foster parents licensed by SaintA, received a Governor's Foster Parent Award at a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber on May 2 at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. The award was presented by Secretary of the Department of Children and Families, Eloise Anderson and Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker.

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  20. Funding for Bronzeville project is good news for museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    I am very pleased with the announcement yesterday that the Historic Garfield Redevelopment Phase 1 is one of 28 projects statewide to receive low-income housing tax credits from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority . Also known as the Griot, the Historic Garfield Redevelopment Phase 1 is planned by the Maures Development Group, and is located in the heart of Bronzeville at N. 4th Street and W. North Avenue.

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