Beyond Resistance: Stories of Resilience and Inspiration
1040 N 4th Street, Milwaukee, 6:30 – 9:30 P.M.
Turner Hall Ballroom
From civil liberties, healthcare, immigration, racial justice, women’s rights and those of our LGBT community this past year has been a time of challenge and change. Join us for an evening brought to you by the Shorewood Solidarity Network of personal stories of hope from members of our Greater Milwaukee Community.
February 26, 2018 | 6:30 – 9:30 pm
6:30 – Registration and Donations
6:30-7:15 – Reception and Mingle
7:15 – Storyteller introductions
7:30 – Storytelling begins
Pardeep Kaleka: Author – The Gift of Our Wounds
Janice Harrell: Cancer Survivor and Gospel Singer
Alejandra Gonzalez: Immigrant Rights Advocate
Darrin Madison Jr.: Racial and Juvenile Justice Advocate
Carmen A. Murguia, Award Winning Poet & Activist
Steve Ohly and Sharifa Binti Nur Mohamed: A Refugee Story
Ali Grays – Teacher and Child Advocate
This event will be emceed by Emilio De Torre of the ACLU and also features stories from those advocating for women’s rights, voting and justice and dignity.
Suggested donation of $10.00 will be used to cover event costs with remaining proceeds donated equally to:
Voces de la Frontera (www.vdlf.org)
Citizen Action Wisconsin (citizenactionwi.org)
Please note that no one will be turned away for lack of funds
A very special thanks to The Milwaukee Turners for their support of this event.
For more information email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Shorewood Solidarity Network:
The Shorewood Solidarity Network is a community organization working to positively influence the Village of Shorewood, WI and surrounding communities through pro-immigrant legislation, protecting and making visible the rights of queer and trans people, ending racially discriminatory police behavior in our communities and schools, supporting worker’s rights, public education, and fostering a vision of economic development that meets social needs and respects environmental and labor conditions.