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The group works with other Milwaukee organizations to raise awareness about crime and drug abuse and to show former offenders they can be welcomed back to their neighborhoods. Read more

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Along with haircuts, barber shops offer safe spaces for conversation and personal growth for African American men. Read more

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Aware of the significance a bridge has in connecting two places, crossing bridges is an integral part of Williams’ identity. Read more

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At LIT, the number one goal is to put power in the hands of the youth and teach them how to advocate for themselves. Read more

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West Side café Tricklebee brings healthy, affordable choices to an underserved neighborhood. Read more

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Stacey Williams-Ng is a street artist who imbues Milwaukee’s walls with color by supporting local talents. Read more

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Angela Lang is executive director of BLOC, an organization aimed at getting the black community involved in the political system. Read more

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Portia Cobb has always seen the world as a series of stories and through art has made a point to tell the stories of the people in her community. Read more

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In 2003, Debbie Lassiter and Carly McKiver responded to a growing need among women in Milwaukee by founding Convergence Resource Center (CRC). Read more

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Through the nonprofit Port fish, farmer Pat Wilborn wants to help spread the use of aquaponics, a growing method using fish and reducing waste. Read more

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David Johnson, founder of the Cream City Gardens program, is a relatively new farmer who found his passion for farming through community work. Read more

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Bolivian writer and activist Tatiana Maida now helps Milwaukee inhabitants through education and health-focused programs. Read more

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Maria Miramontes transitioned from client to volunteer at CORE El Centro; she’s now employed there as a health navigator and, when new clients come there looking for help, she is one of the first people they meet. Read more

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The essence of the South Side is the power of pueblo. Born and raised in the shadow of the Walker’s Point clocktower, Tammy Rivera understands this strength. Read more

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Christine Neumann-Ortiz, our hero of the week, is the director of Voces de la Frontera and organizes grassroots movements to protect immigrants. Read more

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Arnitta Holliman, our hero of the week, fights alongside the Benedict Center to help women involved in prostitution or sex trafficking. Read more

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Markasa Tucker was never really involved in civic engagement, until April 30, 2014, when Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed in Milwaukee. “That is what struck a nerve for me,” she states. Read more

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Kwabena Antoine Nixon’s book, Sensitive Warsongz, tells his story to “black and brown boyz,” putting the reader in the midst of the pain and struggles that many young men face. Read more

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Brenda Coley, co-executive director of Milwaukee Water Commons, talks about activism on a personal and systemic level. Read more

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At the Bread of Healing Clinic, they consider themselves to be an integrated health provider, understanding that an illness comes from medical, social and behavioral problems. Read more

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