Andre Lee Ellis Archives

500 Black Tuxedos event showcases Milwaukee youth

February 2, 2023

On Saturday, January 12, 2023, 250 adult males and 250 young men of color, all clad in tuxedos, gathered at the Italian Community Center (ICC), 631 E. Chicago St., to take part in the “5th Annual 500 Black Tuxedos Event.” For the past 5 years community leader Andre Lee Ellis, along with We Got This… [Read More]

The rewards of gardening

June 16, 2022

Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor Emerita UWM – College of Nursing Many of our relatives living in the South grew and preserved food out of necessity, so perhaps they were on to something. With ongoing food chain supply issues and skyrocketing grocery prices, this might be a great time to get back to… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 3)

December 16, 2021

Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is almost here. It takes place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. and will set the stage for the next three Men’s Health Nights in the first quarter of the new year. The focus is on men’s minds, bodies and souls, and you’ll hear about the importance… [Read More]

Child nutrition: Planning, planting and preparing healthy meals

May 20, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Growing up in Mississippi Bonnie Anderson’s mother always had a garden. Early on, she learned how growing your own food, preserving, and canning it were not only fun activities, but taught her life-long skills that helped ensure she and her family always had… [Read More]