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Community Stories explore Milwaukee's fascinating people and places. Audio stories air weekdays and published on the web, along with text, video or photos.

Community Stories explore Milwaukee's fascinating people and places. Audio stories air weekdays and published on the web, along with text, video or photos.

Location:

United States

Description:

Community Stories explore Milwaukee's fascinating people and places. Audio stories air weekdays and published on the web, along with text, video or photos.

Language:

English

Contact:

414-892-8900


Episodes

What kind of healing is needed most right now? We asked Heal the Hood.

7/22/2021
Heal the Hood 9th semi-annual block party was held last weekend at 9th and Ring in Milwaukee. Radio Milwaukee asked organizers what kind of healing is needed most right now.

Duration:00:03:02

Artists transform three Moody Park basketball courts into active mural

7/22/2021
Two years ago, activist Quanita 'Tay' Jackson was killed in Milwaukee's Moody Park by a stray bullet. Now, artists are working to transform a three basketball courts in the park to help the community gather there once again, in peace.

Duration:00:03:28

How to maximize your summer with MilwaukeeWithKids.com

7/6/2021
If you're responsible for keeping kids entertained this summer, MilwaukeeWithKids.com has your back. 88Nine's Nate Imig chats with website founder Calie Herbst about maximizing your Milwaukee summer with kids.

Duration:00:10:50

Catching up with 'Barby the Book Fairy' and her mission to keep Little Free Libraries stocked

7/1/2021
In the last year, Barbara Cerda has helped countless children in Milwaukee gain access to age and culturally appropriate books. Under her alter-ego "Barby the Book Fairy," she has committed to stocking up Little Free Libraries on Milwaukee's South Side, growing from managing 5 to 27 stations in less than a year.

Duration:00:03:13

Beyond Pride Month, here's how you can support LGBTQ business all year

6/28/2021
In our extended conversation with Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, we cover how it was founded and how it has grown to nearly 700 partner businesses and organizations in less than 10 years. We also discuss the other half of the organization's work which helps business owners to launch and stay in business in Wisconsin. Rae also shares labor statistics about the work still needed to create an inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ people.

Duration:00:13:20

LGBTQ+ organizers call for 'systemic change' at second annual March with Pride

6/16/2021
For the second year in a row in MIlwaukee, activists from the LGBTQ+ community -- and their allies -- flooded the streets in Walker's Point for the March with Pride event on Sunday, June 13. Hear from lead organizer Montel Infiniti Ross and co-organizer Elle Halo

Duration:00:03:25

Second annual 'March with Pride' set for June 13

6/10/2021
Montel Infiniti Ross and Angel Vega chat with Nate Imig about this year's Pride march for Black Lives Matter, and the additional event planned for this year at Juneau Park.

Duration:00:03:26

South Division refugee student receives prestigious language award, first in school's history

6/3/2021
Soso Ye earned the Seal of Biliteracy from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction for mastery of both English and Karen. He was the first student in the school's history to receive the designation, in addition to graduating near the top of his class.

Duration:00:03:19

Rethinking our relationship with 'invasive' garlic mustard

4/28/2021
Tippecanoe Herbs' owner Kyle Denton explains how garlic mustard became so dominant in Wisconsin, plus ways to combat and prepare hearty green.

Duration:00:03:05

A clear definition of consent for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

4/23/2021
Samantha Collier of TeamTeal365 shares a clear definition of consent, especially as it pertains to college campuses.

Duration:00:04:09

'We believe you.' TeamTeal365 supports sexual assault survivors throughout the year

4/15/2021
88Nine Program Director Dori Zori speaks with TeamTeal365 founder Samantha Collier.

Duration:00:15:19