WCS in the News & on the Web
Read about WCS activities and staff!
July 2nd in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
What we are doing right now to reduce the effects of trauma in Milwaukee
James “Dimitri” Topitzes looks at the efforts to heal trauma in Milwaukee. Topitzes is a WCS Board Member, associate professor of social work at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and co-founder and clinical director at the Institute for Child and Family Well-Being.
October 1st in TMJ4, CBS58, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Community Journal
Torre Johnson is Recognized as a "Milwaukee Superhero"
WCS staff member Torre Johnson has been recognized as a "Milwaukee Superhero." His image, along with the images of 17 other Harambee neighborhood community leaders, is featured on a mural from Riverworks.
April 20th in MSN.com
12 ways good drivers lose their licenses
In a recent article on MSN.com, WCS' Director of Policy Research Nichole Yunk Todd provides insight into Wisconsin's driver's licence revocation and recovery system. Molly Gena, a lawyer with the Legal Action of Wisconsin, was also interviewed for the article.
October 29th in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3 Milwaukee groups win national grants for anti-crime efforts
The Holton Youth + Family Center (HYFC) was one of 11 groups nationally to be honored with the 2014 MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Award. The award, which is adminsiterd by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) recognizes outstanding innovations in crime prevention with measurable results.
August 22nd in MPD Facebook Page
Chief Flynn and MPD Officers Visit HYFC!
Several officers from the Milwaukee Police Department, including Chief Flynn, spent time at the Holton Youth + Family Center's End of Summer Celebration. Check out these photos on the MPD's Facebook Page!
November 1st in www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org
Greater Milwaukee Fund
To commemorate its nearly 100 years of providing services to individuals involved in the criminal justice system, Wisconsin Community Services created a special fund at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
The agency endowment fund, called the Wisconsin Community Services Centennial Fund, will provide annual operating support for the Milwaukee agency. The agency…
August 16th in www.safesound.org
Volunteers Can Make the Difference
The Holton Youth + Family Center is only one of 28 Safe Places that offer volunteer opportunities for youth and adults that want to work towards a stronger community. Volunteers fill an important role at each of these organizations and throughout Wisconsin.
August 6th in www.communityjournal.net
Torre Johnson - Legacy Builder
Turning ones life around is never easy, especially when extenuating circumstances have made a talented, deep thinking young man believe that life is not what you make it….rather life is what is brought to you.
August 4th in www.paysbig.com
2011 Miracle on Canal Street Charities Announced
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August 1st in www.communityjournal.net
Milwaukee Community Journal Celebrates the Legends of our Community
Twelve individuals representing politics, religion, civil service, media, the arts, business, education, the law, medicine and legacy builders were honored before a packed Italian Conference Center Saturday, August 6, as the Community Journal recognized them for being legends in their community, city and state.