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A granddaughter's tribute Milwaukee's own Mother Teresa, Joyce Henry

Published July 9, 2020

In 2002, OnMilwaukee profiled Joyce Henry and called her Milwaukee�TMs own Mother Teresa for the work she did with her The Open Gate, Milwaukee's first non-profit transitional living program for the homeless, and as a door minister at St. Benedict the Moor. Sadly, Henry passed away on Sunday, July 5, at the age of 83.

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How to Be Heard aims to give voice to those who feel they don't have one

Published June 17, 2020

How to Be Heard is the brainchild of two area businessmen �" Nathan Harris and Graham Kessel �" who wanted to find a way to help give voice to people who feel that they aren�TMt being heard. The movement launches this weekend with a series of County Parks clean-ups.

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Common Council approves "I can't breathe" resolution

Published June 16, 2020

Today, the full Common Council voted unanimously in approving a resolution urging the Fire and Police Commission to adopt a policy addressing any "I can't breathe" plea by an individual who is in police custody.

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7 places to donate your old stuff

Published June 15, 2020

In excavating forgotten boxes and old purchases during quarantine cleaning, you might have found more than a few things you don't want - so here are five open spots to consider dropping off your donations.