January 11, 2019 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention Join Milwaukee’s prevention community in celebrating Light and Unite Red Week January 22-27 in conjunction with National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week as we engage youth and parents in prevention, encourage treatment, and support recovery.
November 6, 2018 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention "Thanks to the data we collected in 2017 and 2018, we can confirm that we are seeing fewer liquor stores sell alcohol to minors in the 53206 zip code, which is a good start in terms of helping youth succeed in this neighborhood," said John Eshun, 53206 Drug-Free Communities Coordinator.
August 17, 2018 | by John Eshun | Prevention The longer a community exists, the more opportunity for division grows inside of it, and the more heated the battles become. This was visible a few weeks ago, when residents of the 53206 community debated the renewal of the liquor license for the embattled S&S Liquor Store on 27th Street and Auer Avenue.
July 20, 2018 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention “We talk all the time about how retail stores could potentially be a benefit to society and sell products that people need, like food and water,” said 53206 DFC Coordinator John Eshun. “Going in some of these corner stores and looking at the products made it very clear about what’s good and what’s not.”