August 10, 2018 | by Jan Buchler | Prevention At the time we visited, four small groups of youth (ages 10-18) were engaged in video game design projects, one group was taping a video, and several were working independently with mentors.
July 6, 2018 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention “It’s an incredible foundation in working with families,” said The Parenting Network’s Andrea Libber. “Using this framework will help you do your best work. It’s an intentional way of doing what you already do. It provides you a different way of looking at your work that is strengths based and intentional.”
June 26, 2018 | by Jan Buchler | Prevention In April, I had a unique opportunity to view firsthand the power of the Nurturing Program when I spent time with twelve 9th grade MPS girls who were singled out for special attention.
June 22, 2018 | by Jan Buchler | Prevention It’s heartening to know that those who are caring for some of our community’s most vulnerable young people are taking the extra step of meet them where they are and walking with them on their path to health and wholeness. It’s an approach we should all follow, both symbolically and literally.
July 28, 2017 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention Neu-Life Community Development has been educating Milwaukee youth on the signs and symptoms of sex trafficking through ARTREACH, a human/sex-trafficking awareness and prevention program, which Neu-Life offers as an add-on to their Promoting Health Among Teens (PHAT) teen pregnancy prevention program.
July 12, 2016 | by Melissa McGaughey | Prevention The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book for 2016 shows that Wisconsin ranks 13th in overall child well-being nationwide. However, it is important that Wisconsin’s children of color face some of the greatest racial disparities in the nation.
March 7, 2016 | by Cassy Krueger | Prevention Each week we will be rolling out a video on our programs and how they each contribute to the Public Policy Institute's mission: preventing and reducing poverty while improving the quality of life for individuals and families in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin.