Madison, Defend DACA: March for the Future of Dreamers

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Defend DACA: March for the Future of Dreamers

(ESPAÑOL ABAJO)

Join us in Milwaukee next Tuesday for a national day of action and a march to save DACA!

The future of DACA and DREAMERS rests with the Supreme Court, which will start hearings on Nov.12 . The Court will determine what happens to the nearly 8,000 DREAMERS in Wisconsin alone. DACA is a band-aid, but without it, it puts more families at risk of separation under Trump‘s attacks on immigrant communities.

March to send a message to the Supreme Court to vote in favor of protecting DACA.

March to resist raids and deportations.

March because this is a fight we can win.

Support DACA and immigrant communities by joining us as we take to the streets.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 12th, 10:30am- 2:30pm.

WHERE: Meet at 10:30am at the Voces de la Frontera Action office at 1027 S. 5th Street.

WHAT: March from Voces to the Milwaukee federal building. Shuttle buses will bring folks back.

*There will be buses from Racine – Milwaukee. They leave at 9:30am from the Racine Labor Center.

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El 12 de noviembre, la Corte Suprema comenzará a considerar el futuro de DACA. Mientras el futuro de los DREAMER’s perdura, debemos enviar un mensaje claro a la Corte Suprema que el pueblo apoya a estos jóvenes y exige que defiendan a DACA.

CUANDO: 12 de Noviembre. 10:30AM – 12:30PM

DONDE: Oficina de Voces de la Frontera Ación: 1027 S. 5th St. Milwaukee, WI 53204

Milwaukee, November 11, 2019: Reclaiming Armistice Day

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Reclaiming Armistice Day

639 N 25th Street, Milwaukee, 7 P.M.

Free and open to the public

Annual Armistice Day observance to celebrate peace, not militarism. Two nationally prominent and highly knowledgeable speakers are on the program:

*** SUZANNE GORDON, award-winning author and journalist whose latest book is “Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the Nation’s Veterans.”

*** GERRY CONDON, national board president of Veterans For Peace, a Vietnam era veteran and war resister who has long been active in the veterans peace movement.

Suzanne Gordon has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Nation, The American Prospect, The Washington Monthly, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, The BMJ, and others. She is the co-editor of The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work series at Cornell University Press.

Suzanne is the author, co-author or editor of 19 books including Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines and Beyond the Checklist: What Else Healthcare Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety. and The Battle for Veterans’ Healthcare: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Policy For her coverage of VA Healthcare, Suzanne has received the DAV’s 2017 Special Recognition Award.

Gerry Condon has a long history in the veterans peace movement. In 1983-84, he organized the first two veterans delegations to revolutionary Nicaragua, and in 1987, he was a co-coordinator of the Veterans Peace Convoy to Nicaragua. From 1993-96, Gerry worked for IFCO/Pastors For Peace, organizing humanitarian aid and political solidarity caravans to Cuba. Since 2004, Gerry has been on the front lines of supporting Iraq and Afghanistan war resisters in Canada, Germany and elsewhere.

The Pardee Boys, an acoustic trio who got a warm reception at last year’s event, will perform before and during the program. They will begin at 6:30.

Save the date and watch for more details. The program is at 7pm at Central United Methodist Church, 25th & Wisconsin. There is a church parking lot and plenty of on-street parking. The event is free and open to the public.

Joining us as co-sponsors:: Peace Action of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Milwaukee DSA, 1st Unitarian Society pf Milwaukee, Wis. Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Local 5000, Greater Milwaukee Green Party, Wis. Bail Out The People Movement, United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Central United Methodist Church, Milwaukee Turners, Inc., Wis, Network for Peace, Justice and Sustainability, Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, Milwaukee National Lawyers Guild, Wis. Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba, Grassroots Northshore, Milwaukee County Progressives No Palestine Exception, Zao MKE Church, and Nukewatch. More are pending.

Milwaukee, November 12, 2019: CLOSEmsdf Coalition Meeting

CLOSEmsdf Coalition Meeting

1220 W Atkinson, Milwaukee, 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.

Join us on Tuesday, November 12th at 5:30 pm to get involved with the efforts to decarcerate Milwaukee, #CLOSEmsdf, and #buildCOMMUNITIES.

The #CLOSEmsdf Campaign is now over 50 organizations strong. Visit https://closemsdf.org/ for information.

Sign the #CLOSEmsdf petition at https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/its-time-to-close-milwaukee-secure-detention-facility-msdf.

Like us on facebook at CLOSEmsdf. Follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/CLOSEmsdf.

Demands from the #CLOSEmsdf Campaign Based on Newly Released Parole & Probation Report from Justice Lab at Columbia University:

The Wisconsin Community Corrections Story

On January 22, 2019, the Justice Lab at Columbia University released a scathing report commissioned by #CLOSEmsdf Campaign partner JustLeadershipUSA, entitled The Wisconsin Community Corrections Story. This vital report adds quantitative and qualitative analysis to support what directly impacted people and low income and people of color, especially Black and Native American, have known for decades: there is deep harm, and racial and economic injustice embedded in Wisconsin’s probation and parole policies which exemplify and fuel incarceration….

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Milwaukee, November 19, 2019: MPS Art Teachers Organizing to Win the Schools All Kids Deserve

MPS Art Teachers Organizing to Win the Schools All Kids Deserve

5130 W Vliet, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association (MTEA), 5:30 P.M.

Art Teachers are coming together November 19th at 5:30 to make a plan to fight for a more powerful art program in Milwaukee Public Schools. Our art program faces some challenges. Art teacher members of Milwaukee Teachers Education Association have formed a committee to bring workers together, identify issues, and formulate solutions. During this meeting we plan to review our survey results, identity some more issues, and organize working groups to begin piecing together proposed policy to strengthen our program. Join us; our collective power and organization can win more art for our students!

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Duluth, December 7, 2019: Holiday Letters to Prisoners

Holiday Letters to Prisoners

Letters to Prisoners has been going strong for many years. We have sent hundreds of letters and cards to people behind the bars. We have forged great solidarity with people on the otherside of the wall. When the holidays come around, it is especially hard for incarcerated folks.
Letters to Prisoners is a fun, educational, and easy way to send solidarity on the other side of the prison wall.
No experience neccessary! We are always looking for stamps, cards, and donations to keep this form of solidarity strong!
Look for the envelopes, and letters, and sign at Folks School!

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The Peoples’ Paper by the Roanoke People’s Power Network (RPPN)

#ThePeoplesPaper
Issue 1 | Winter 2019

Our first NEW issue of The Peoples’ Paper touches on #CommunityProtection against energy companies, landlords, & the settler-colonial U.S.

We also have highlights of what some comrade organizations like Appalachians Against PipelinesNew River Tenants Union and The Red Nation are doin on those fronts.

And a new section called “Roanoke Artist Spotlight” featuring some of the artworks of Bryce Cobbs.

Download & read the full issue:
https://roanokepeoplespower.files.wordpress.com/…/the-peopl…

Or come pick up a physical copy of it @ The Hope Center or any of our upcoming events!

#RPPN
#Roanoke
#HomesForAll
#BuildPeoplesPower
#IndigenousSovereignty
#EitherCapitalismDiesOrMotherEarthDoes

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