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Erin Bloodgood

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Still Waters Collective, founded by Dasha Kelly Hamilton, is one of many organizations in Milwaukee working with local youth to help them find their voice. more

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People like Tia Richardson and her partnering organizations are creating opportunities for connection and healing. When looking at her murals, we get a direct message from the people throughout our community, and their voices are being heard. more

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Maudwella Kirkendoll grew up in Milwaukee’s 53206 neighborhood, which gave him a perspective of people who work long, hard hours to support their families but still need some help to get by. more

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We read stories in the media every day, but how do these stories really affect us and drive us to change? According to Lexi Brunson and Carsyn Taylor, co-founders of CopyWrite Magazine, these stories inspire us and create a ripple effect. more

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Fyxation’s involvement with the Milwaukee community is endless, but their ideology is simple: Regardless of who you are, get on a bike and discover that feeling of freedom. more

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CORE El Centro understands health care in the community as an elaborate web of pieces that must be tied together and which starts with a safe space to practice healing. more

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Kyana Young, a postdoctoral fellow at Marquette University, began working in the Global Water Center in 2016. She’s the Shepherd Express’ Hero of the Week. more

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Hip-Hop is more than a music genre; it is a tool used by people to challenge the status quo and tell their stories of the injustices they face. True Skool uses Hip-Hop and other art forms to encourage and empower youth in the community. more

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Milwaukee boasts six small, family-run guesthouses or B&Bs that are all notably unique. The Shepherd Express visits them all and chats with each of the owners. more

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