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Milwaukee Wins Intergenerational Communities Award

City of Milwaukee Wins America’s Best Intergenerational Communities Award for Community with Emphasis on Programs, Policies Benefitting All Generations. The City of Milwaukee has been awarded the MetLife Foundation / Generations United America’s Best Intergenerational Communities Award. Since 2010, the awards program has recognized 18 innovative communities across America that are leading the way by incorporating intergenerational solutions that engage the wisdom and vitality of all generations. Mayor Barrett, in partnership with the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, applied for the award. A blue-ribbon panel of judges selected the winning entries from among a host of applicants from...

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Educators show concern by voting early

The general election for Wisconsin is April 5, but in-person absentee voting began on March 21 at the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building. A group of educators from the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) system gathered on Monday to cast their votes, and bring public attention to the early voting opportunity. “This election is to important to sit out. The future of our city and schools is at stake,” said Alex Brower, a substitute teacher at Bayview High School who came to vote early because he will not be able to on election day. The Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association (MTEA)...

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Video: Loss and Healing

Creating a safe space and offering a message of hope and love for the youth she mentors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, La’Ketta Caldwell dealt with her deepest personal tragedy at the same time she celebrated her greatest professional achievement.

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La’Ketta Caldwell: Suicide and Forgiveness

Creating a safe space and offering a message of hope and love for the youth she mentors at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, La’Ketta Caldwell dealt with her deepest personal tragedy at the same time she celebrated her greatest professional achievement. | Q&A Q: Why do you view life through an artistic lens? A: The arts provide a safe outlook for individuals, and myself, to express emotions. Arts allows me to be creative, be hopeful, and cope with hard situations in life. When I write poetry, attend theatre, and dance, it also helps me shift perspectives....

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Video: Saving Memories of Milwaukee

After establishing her Historic Preservation career in Washington DC, Mame Croze McCully returned to the hometown that first nurtured her love of history. She now works to educate our next generation and preserve Milwaukee’s most precious treasures, its memories.

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Mame Croze McCully: Dusting off Milwaukee’s History

After establishing her professional career in Washington DC with the White House Historical Association and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Mame Croze McCully returned to the hometown that first nurtured her love of history. She now works to educate our next generation and preserve Milwaukee’s most precious treasures, its memories. | Q&A Q: Where did your interest for history come from? A: You may be surprised to learn that my interest in history comes from my love for place. I love to learn about where I live and what surrounds me. If you want to talk about Milwaukee,...

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