New MCTS Suburban Bus Routes Show Increased Ridership & Employment With Inner City Residents

The Black Health Coalition and MICAH are advertising new bus routes that can take inner city residents to jobs in surrounding suburbs. (Photo by Maria Corpus)

By Mrinal Gokhale The Black Health Coalition (BHC) and MICAH Empowers have officially started their “New Routes. New Moves. Transits & Routes Go Together” campaign, promoting three new MCTS … [Read more...]

Press Conference and bus tour August 15 to launch new bus routes to the suburbs


Milwaukee Innercity Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) and the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) will sponsor a press event and bus tour on Friday, August 15th at 10:00 to launch two of … [Read more...]

$13.5 million transportation victory for Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope

Milwaukee, WI, May 21, 2014– In what is being seen as a landmark victory, Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc. (BHCW) and Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) have … [Read more...]

The Milwaukee Branch of NAACP responds to HUD Section 3 Compliance Review

James H. Hall, Jr.

By James H. Hall President NAACP Milwaukee Branch The question is often and repeatedly raised as to why joblessness and unemployment are so high in Milwaukee’s African American community, … [Read more...]

Milwaukee area leaders, state legislators, county supervisors speak out against bill to limit County Board governance

Milwaukee area community leaders, state legislators and County Supervisors expressed their strong opposition to AB 85, which would strip the Milwaukee County Board of its ability to govern … [Read more...]

Opposition to slashing Milwaukee County Board grows

Rev. Willie Brisco, president of MICAH (Milwaukee Congregations Allied for Hope) was joined by representatives from area organizations that are leading the call in opposition to the slashing of the Milwaukee County Board Supervisors. Standing at his side is Mike Wilder, of the African-American Roundtable who lead the press conference on Wednesday. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

Community calls on leaders to focus on real issues By Lynda Jones Opposition is growing against the plan to slash the pay, budget and ultimately the control of the Milwaukee County Board. Last … [Read more...]

President Barack Obama made a campaign stop in Milwaukee


President Barack Obama made a campaign stop in Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept. 22. As Wisconsin surges into a serious battleground for the presidential election, President Obama attended a private … [Read more...]

MICAH holds ‘11 x 15 Campaign’ Summit

Milwaukee County Supervisor Willie Johnson signs the pledge to support the ‘11 x 15 Campaign For a Safer, Healthier Wisconsin’. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

By Lynda L. Jones, editor Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) held a summit last week continuing its effort in the ‘11 x 15 Campaign’. ‘11 x 15’ is a short name for a … [Read more...]