The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is recognizing World AIDS Day by highlighting the opening of its newest HIV medical home in Madison.
The Milwaukee County Board has adopted the SEED Program — Sowing, Empowering, and Eliminating Deserts of food — which is aimed at eliminating food deserts by working with community partners to provide fresh produce to neighborhoods in need, increasing community gardens and planting urban fruit orchards. SEED will partner the county with the Hunger Task Force, Growing Power and UW-Extension. Hunger Task Force will operate a Fresh Mobile Market to serve residents who live in food deserts. It begins traveling to senior housing and meal sites in November.
Milwaukee Water Commons and artist-in-residence Melanie Ariens will lead Milwaukee’s participation in the national Dare to Imagine Campaign for a full week, beginning on Oct. 10.
Carthage College will welcome high-ranking military chaplain Col. Karis Graham-Oliphant to campus for a series of public events Nov. 9-11.
Cream City Foundation launched a post-secondary educational scholarship program to develop leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community of Southeastern Wisconsin..
After the crowds and chaos of the Black Friday sales, check out the small, local and independent businesses participating in Small Business Saturday (SBS), a day to celebrate small businesses and all they do for their communities. According to the SBS Consumer Insights Survey, shoppers spent an estimated $14.3 billion dollars at small businesses during last year’s event.
University of Wisconsin-Madison students and Madison residents will join in a fossil fuel divestment rally on Nov. 19.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the award of four environmental justice grants totaling $115,100 to nonprofits to develop solutions to environmental problems in low-income and minority communities in Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit and Granite City, Illinois.
The seventh annual Milwaukee Film Festival has announced its 2015 Jury Award Winners, presenting honors in the Competition and Cream City Cinema programs, which include cash prizes of $10,000 and $5,000 respectively.
This is the second Cream City Cinema program win for John Roberts, who also won the award in 2009.