On December 21, the MMWC partnered with Jewish Voice For Peace-Milwaukee and a dozen other organizations as part of JVP National's Chanukah Action Against Islamophobia. Milwaukee was one of 25 JVP chapters across the country that took a very visible stand to show their unflinching commitment to fighting bigotry, discrimination and state violence, and their devotion to building interfaith community in this new political era.
Sat. May 21st
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
James Reeb Unitarian Society (2146 E. Johnson)
Racial Justice Tipping Point! - kick-off gathering hosted by the Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice (WNPJ). Join the campaign to engage 200,000 people across Wisconsin for racial justice to make the broad changes that we all need!
Press Release - April 21, 2016
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Find a toolkit for conversations around #blacklivesmatter here: http://wnpj.org/sites/default/files/WI-Black-Lives-Matter-Toolkit.pdf
Ferguson to Madison:
See full flyer here. We are happy to announce that Olmeca will be preforming at the event following the panel! Olmeca is a hip hop artist writer and producer who deftly depicts his upbringing and gives social commentary with energy, charisma and intelligence. He is not only well known nationally and internationally, but deeply rooted and active around social justice issues, particularly those effecting communities of color.