Emily Files

Mentors can help at-risk children stay in school, go to college and find a job. Even though there are many mentorship programs in Milwaukee, the efforts are piecemeal. But there’s a new organization in town that’s meant to bring together and bolster the city's mentorship programs.

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Unemployment numbers have reached historic lows in many places in Wisconsin, though income growth has not always kept pace.

However, even with what economists would term “full employment,” there are some people who still find it hard to find work. That’s the case with adults with autism spectrum disorders. Studies indicate around 90 percent of people on the spectrum in the Milwaukee area are unemployed or underemployed.