Milwaukee Neighborhoods

Politics & Government
3:47 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Aftermath of Gun Violence: What Happens to Family? Friends? Community?

Chicago, like Milwaukee, is one of the many cities in America who is trying hard to curb gun violence. Meanwhile, family and friends are still affected by the turmoil and pain of gun violence.

The news seemingly each day this summer has been filled with reports of gun violence and its aftermath.  Fatal and non-fatal shootings get plenty of headlines, but what isn’t covered as regularly is the aftermath of that violence; how it affects the victims, their families, and the community at large.

There are also people and organizations working to make change.

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1:26 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

PHOTOS: Bus Tour Shows Off New Developments in Harambee Neighborhood

LISC Milwaukee Executive Director Leo Ries (far left) welcomes residents, policymakers, business owners and community partners aboard the bus tour of the Harambee neighborhood.
Dawn Hutchison-Weiss

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci goes on LISC Milwaukee's tour of the Harambee neighborhood.

Milwaukee continues to be ranked by various studies as one of the most, if not the most segregated city in the United States.

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3:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Group Changes Minds About Inner City Neighborhoods

Lindsay Heights is one of the many neighborhoods that LISC Milwaukee is helping revitalize.

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Christopher Boston and Dawn Hutchison-Weiss.

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes of inner-city Milwaukee as a place in crisis. Violence and crime, high rates of foreclosures, problems with drugs are all often linked with the inner city.

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