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Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, in partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools and Potawatami Bingo Casino, back in June 2011 launched a new youth initiative designed to provide wrap-around mentoring, leadership and literacy support for targeted Milwaukee youth. The program celebrated its summer program culmination recently at the Milwaukee City Hall Rotunda.
“We are in a crisis,” Ashanti Hamilton, 1st District Alderman, said. “We have record unemployment, record numbers of drop outs and terrifying literacy rates primarily among urban youth.”
The city is facing an unusually tough budget year and many community groups that are …