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Mark L. Hineline, author of Ground Truth: A Guide to Tracking Climate Change at Home, will appear at the Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park on Tuesday Aug. 20. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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From Milwaukee to Haiti, Youthaiti provides toilets, plants trees and supports education. Read more

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The Shepherd Express interviews six local leaders regarding their plans for Earth Day and the future. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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The Marcus Center celebrates the life of civil rights leader César Chávez, while a new open mic event centers around peace, crime and justice. Read more

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People being poisoned by lead in their homes has recently gained widespread attention in Milwaukee. Lead toxicity is just one issue relating to what’s termed Environmental Justice. 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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Groups across the city honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while a number of elected officials host town hall meetings. Read more

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If successes similar to the Menomonee Valley project are realized in the Harbor District and 30th Street Industrial Corridor, Milwaukee could see more environmental, economic and community improvement through public and private investment. Read more

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Milwaukee participates in a nationwide Climate March, the public gets a chance to comment on the Milwaukee County budget, and ComedySportz hosts its monthly Laughing Liberally comedy show. Read more

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Laughing Liberally returns to Milwaukee, while Reggie Jackson and Ben Turk discuss organizing within prisons. Read more

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Milwaukee’s innovative Urban Ecology Center has gained national and international attention for its role in environmental education. Read more

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The Milwaukee institution has done good work educating local residents about the value of our environment as well as conducting hands-on work in area green spaces. Read more

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It’s long been a truism that Milwaukee County residents love their historic parks. Nonetheless, continual defunding for three decades has left much of the county’s parks frayed and even derelict. Read more

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Julia Robson and Alyssa Armbruster set off from downtown Milwaukee last August to hike to Lake Superior to bring attention to issues that the Great Lakes are facing. $10,000 in donations and a documentary later, they are back to share their story. Read more

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