18th Annual MLK Jr. Justice Program & March
1927 N Vel Phillips Avenue, St. Frances of Assisi Church, Milwaukee, 1 – 2:30 P.M.
Free and open to the public
The MLK Jr. Justice Coalition invites You & Your Family to Celebrate the Life & Movement of Dr. King Jr. – Honoring community members who have put into practice King’s call for non-violent civil disobedience.
Guest Performers: Singer Pansy Williams, Musician/Artist David Nunley, Jazz Saxophonist Juli Wood, & Actor DiMonte Henning.
Speakers: Ald. Milele Coggs – Joyce Ellwanger – George Martin
(March to the King Statue – 3 blks. – 2:30pm – Open Mic)
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
1001 E Keefe Avenue, Milwaukee, 7 – 9:30 P.M.
This event is free of charge. Snacks and childcare will be provided.
Trailer and information about the film can be found at the link below!
90th birthday of martyred Civil Rights and Peace leader illustrates continuing anti-people agenda emanating from Washington
Global Research, January 17, 2019
“….Yet the struggle continues on several fronts. There is the escalating intolerance towards institutional discrimination and racist violence from the state. Labor activists are demanding a fair and living wage in the most marginalized sectors of the proletariat. In Los Angeles, 32,000 educators went out on strike on January 14 demanding higher wages, smaller class sizes and the overall improvement of working conditions.
Nevertheless, there is the need for independent political organization and action which unites the workers and oppressed into a fighting revolutionary party. This party must advance the cause for a socialist society where the capitalist relations of production are overthrown and equality and self-determination becomes embedded in the character of the state.
Detroit will once again be a center for commemorations of Dr. King and the civil rights struggle drawing upon the actual social justice and antiwar legacy of the 1960s. The 16th Annual MLK Day Rally & March will be held outside of downtown this year in the North End section of a majority African American municipality which has been a focal point for failed neo-liberal policies on a domestic level resulting in massive dislocation through home foreclosures, water shutoffs, the destruction of public education and the impoverishment of the masses. (See this)….”
Waukesha Membership Meeting / Junta de membresía de Waukesha
Junta de membresía del capítulo de Waukesha
oficina de Voces de la Frontera en Waukesha
305 E Main St, Waukesha, 53186
¡Acompáñanos para la próxima junta de membresía de nuestro capítulo en Waukesha! Tendremos un taller conozca sus derechos y platicaremos sobre nuestros esfuerzos para luchar por las licencias de conducir y contra las políticas anti-inmigrantes como el 287g. Tendremos las juntas de membresía cada 2 semanas.
Waukesha Chapter Membership Meeting
Friday, January 18, 6 p.m.
Office of Voces de la Frontera in Waukesha
305 E Main St, Waukesha, 53186
Join us for the next membership meeting of our chapter in Waukesha! We will have a Know Your Rights workshop and discuss our efforts to restore access to driver’s licenses to immigrants and the fight against anti-immigrant policies like 287g. We’ll have membership meetings every two weeks.
Sheboygan Comm-UNITY March
Welcome to the Sheboygan Comm-UNITY March 2019. We are inspired by the Women’s March 2019 and our march will be held the same day. We will gather at Fountain Park at noon, march, and convene at the Mead Public Library’s (710 N 8th Street, Sheboygan) Rocca Room. At the library, there will be a variety of informational displays by different organizations in Sheboygan. It is our hope that you will take the opportunity to find ways to engage, volunteer, participate, organize, empower, network, and serve.
JANUARY 17, 2019 SIGN MAKING EVENT AT MEAD LIBRARY, 710 N 8th STREET, SHEBOYGAN: Unity March Sheboygan 2019 Sign Making Event
Community Forum on Excessive Supervision in Milwaukee
Join us for this special event that will include a presentation on Columbia University Justice Lab’s paper on mass supervision in Wisconsin and a panel discussion featuring people who have been directly impacted by Wisconsin’s horrific, racist system of mass supervision.
The community forum will be followed by a state budget advocacy training led by organizers with WISDOM, EXPO, JustLeadershipUSA, and the ACLU of Wisconsin.
Supper will be served after the community forum.