Milwaukee County’s goal is to enrich your life by providing essential services that meet your needs and those of your family, neighbors, co-workers and friends.
We enhance the quality of life in Milwaukee County through great public service.
Milwaukee County is home to over 950,000 people living in one of 19 communities, which range in size from the City of Milwaukee, with 595,000 residents, to the Village of River Hills, with roughly 1,600 residents.
Still a manufacturing stronghold, the region features 16 Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of others in the financial services, medical device, hospitality and retailing industries.
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The Milwaukee Community Justice Council is the recipient of a three-year Safety and Justice Challenge capstone grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
The Milwaukee Community Justice Council has awarded four grants to local community-based organizations to fund projects that prevent criminal legal system involvement, advance equity, and support public health approaches to violence.
Welcome the CJC's graduate student and Trinity Fellow from Marquette University, Jarvell Williams.
CJC intern Amillia Heredia describes what she learned from a tour of the House of Correction.
Meet Christiana Robinson, a CJC intern from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Meet the CJC's new graduate student intern from UW-Milwaukee, Amillia Heredia!
Milwaukee County joins ten other communities in a collaborative effort to maximize learning about how to advance behavioral health reform and diversion across the criminal justice system
By way of the Milwaukee Community Justice Council, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge has awarded Milwaukee County $1.34 million to continue building on efforts to rethink the local criminal justice system, prevent unnecessary jail use, and eliminate racial inequities.
Since joining the Safety & Justice Challenge (SJC) Network, the CJC and system stakeholders have implemented various strategies to address over-reliance on the local jail. MacArthur Foundation also encourages SJC sites to take a deeper look at racial and ethnic disparities in the system.
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Established in 1835, Milwaukee County is home to more than 950,000 residents and is the hub of the 37th largest regional economy in the United States.
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