Gun Violence Forum Looks for Solutions
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will join Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi, Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards and U.S. Attorney James Santelle for a forum on gun violence tomorrow.
The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Saturday from 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at East Middle School in Oak Creek.
“In the wake of the shooting in Newtown as well as the violence at the Oak Creek Sikh Temple and the Brookfield Salon we need to look at making changes,” Abele said.
Mayor Scaffidi, who is hosting the event, said “Our goal here is not to solve the problem in one day, but rather to begin to communicate ideas that could make a positive impact on violence.”
Members of the Sikh temple as well as experts in violence and mental health are also expected to take part in the conversation.
Press Releases Referencing Chris Abele
Apr 27th, 2016 by Chris Abele
County employees are encouraged to wear denim to work today and to share photos on social media.
Apr 26th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Abele also announced the date and time of the first community input session at the Domes.
Apr 22nd, 2016 by Chris Abele
Since taking office, the county executive has prioritized environmental activism in every department, from Parks to Transportation to Facilities Management.
Apr 21st, 2016 by Chris Abele
The Parks Department will receive 70 trees representing seven species—catalpa, sugar maple, swamp white oak, Kentucky coffee tree, hackberry, Japanese tree lilac, and honeylocust.
Apr 18th, 2016 by Chris Abele
"This group brings talent, passion, and experience to the County."
County Executive Chris Abele Announces That Summerfest Will Join Milwaukee County’s Purple Heart Pass ProgramApr 11th, 2016 by Chris Abele
Purple Heart Recipients to Receive Eight Free Admissions to Summerfest