Helping youth get that critical experience is at the heart of the mission of the Youth Employment Services, or YES, program. It’s run by the Milwaukee nonprofit St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc., a social service agency that serves at-risk youth and their families.
Last year, St. Charles’ opened RePurpose, a non-profit resale shop in Sherman Park, to serve as a training ground for these young people to learn on-the-job work skills.
Most restaurants that compost stick to vegetable scraps and coffee grounds. But one Milwaukee restaurant will soon compost as much as it can - even customers' leftovers - thanks to a new pilot program.