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Willie Brisco

Rev. Willie Brisco is the president of MICAH.

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Workers Urged to Use JobLines Buses

Workers Urged to Use JobLines Buses

Freeway lawsuit got $13.5 million settlement; two bus lines to suburban jobs created.

Op Ed: State of Emergency For Transit
Op Ed

State of Emergency For Transit

Better links between city workers and suburban jobs badly needed.

Fear and Racism in America

Fear and Racism in America

Annual Summit on Milwaukee has frank, post-election discussion of race.

10th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit Addresses Race Relations
Press Release

10th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit Addresses Race Relations

Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the UWM Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts.

Outsourced Wisconsin Tour Launched
Press Release

Outsourced Wisconsin Tour Launched

Will travel Wisconsin to focus attention on corporate outsourcers who are taking public job creation dollars

Twenty Milwaukee Organizations Express Serious Misgivings with Proposed Public Safety Action Plan
Press Release

Twenty Milwaukee Organizations Express Serious Misgivings with Proposed Public Safety Action Plan

We are writing on behalf of an array of community groups to express our serious misgivings regarding the recently released draft “Public Safety Action Plan.”

Did State Create Jobs in Sherman Park?

Did State Create Jobs in Sherman Park?

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp says 483 jobs created, critics say it's zero.

City “Can’t Police” Away Its Violence

City “Can’t Police” Away Its Violence

Local leaders call for comprehensive solution to gun violence in Milwaukee.

Mandela Barnes Announces Key Community Endorsements
Press Release

Mandela Barnes Announces Key Community Endorsements

Key Community Leaders and More Progressive Organizations Endorse New Leadership They Can Count On

Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act
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Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

Bold legislation to fight poverty with real solutions garners support from leaders in Wisconsin and across the country

100 Activists From Across the Country Rally at Payday Loan Storefront Calling for Strong Federal Rules
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100 Activists From Across the Country Rally at Payday Loan Storefront Calling for Strong Federal Rules

Demand Local Payday Lender Support Common Sense Rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Shut Down Payday and Car Title Loan Debt Trap

Panel from MICAH to speak about hate crimes affecting children in Milwaukee
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Panel from MICAH to speak about hate crimes affecting children in Milwaukee

The event is on June 15, 2016 at Noon on the 3rd Floor of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.

Murphy’s Law: Why Urban School Chiefs Fail
Murphy’s Law

Why Urban School Chiefs Fail

The lessons of former MPS superintendent Gregory Thornton’s firing in Baltimore.

What Will Happen To Route 61?

What Will Happen To Route 61?

One of three bus routes connecting inner city workers to suburban jobs, its funding may run out.

Racial Justice Supporters tell DNR: “We Oppose Water Diversion to Waukesha”
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Racial Justice Supporters tell DNR: “We Oppose Water Diversion to Waukesha”

The groups object to the application because diverting water to the suburbs will worsen segregation and racial disparities in the region.

Foreclosures Block By Block: Five Neighborhoods With Foreclosure Problems
Foreclosures Block By Block

Five Neighborhoods With Foreclosure Problems

First in a series on five city neighborhoods that still have many foreclosed and abandoned homes.

Build Bucks Arena in Inner City?

Build Bucks Arena in Inner City?

Community leader calls on new owners to consider North Side location.

Murphy’s Law: Recall Effort Targets John Chisholm
Murphy’s Law

Recall Effort Targets John Chisholm

DA targeted by right wingers outraged by John Doe and liberal blacks angered by suspects killed in custody.

Flynn’s Force: Many Youth Feel Harassed
Flynn’s Force

Many Youth Feel Harassed

Black youths in the inner city sound off about police patrols. Part IV of a continuing series.

Murphy’s Law: Hines Would Reduce Fire & Police Commission Power
Murphy’s Law

Hines Would Reduce Fire & Police Commission Power

Council appears to back radical change, Barrett seems lukewarm.

Car Culture: Groups Sue to Stop Zoo Interchange
Car Culture

Groups Sue to Stop Zoo Interchange

No money for transit, but plenty for freeway expansion.