Milwaukee, October 7: Activism Now: Re-Ignition

Hosted by Milwaukee Film

2155 N Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, 2-3:30 P.M.

This event is FREE & open to the public.

This panel will explore the transformation of activism from the 1960s into the second decade of the 21st century with help from veterans of Milwaukee’s housing desegregation struggle, the Wisconsin immigrant rights struggle, contemporary Black Lives Matter movement activists, and organizers doing contemporary housing, economic rights, and immigration justice work.

Panelists include:
Maria Hamilton – Coalition for Justice
Nate Hamilton – Coalition for Justice
Christine Neumann-Ortiz – executive director of Voces de la Frontera
Janan Najeeb – Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition
Livia Rowell-Ortiz – Genderqueer Milwaukee
Annia Leonard – UBLAC Milwaukee
Cristal Tinajero Rodriguez – Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES)

Moderated by Jarrett English – Sankofa MKE and ACLU of Milwaukee

This event is a part of the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, taking place from Sept. 28 – Oct. 12. For more information, visit


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