A Q+A with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes
Members can join in as we chat with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes about issues of the day.
On Thursday Aug. 27th at 5:30 p.m. Urban Milwaukee President Jeramey Jannene and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes will virtually sit down to chat about his rise to Lieutenant Governor, what the job actually entails, his public focus on addressing climate change, use of Twitter for far more than bland political statements and his thoughts on the movement for racial justice, including the recent shooting in Kenosha. And we want our members to join us.
Elected alongside Governor Evers in 2018, Barnes is only the second African American ever elected to statewide office in Wisconsin. A Milwaukee native, Barnes, 33, is a graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools and previously served in the State Assembly.
To listen in on what Barnes has to say about these topics and more, then ask some questions of your own, click here and reserve your spot. Once your ticket is confirmed, click on the link in the confirmation notification to download your Zoom link. Then on the day of the event, click the link and tune in. It’s that easy.
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Urban Milwaukee offers the city’s only news-site membership program, with many perks such as this one. By becoming a member, not only will you help support Urban Milwaukee’s journalism, but you’ll help us continue to grow our publication, which now publishes more than 75 stories and 100 press releases per week.
This event is only one of the great perks you get by becoming an Urban Milwaukee member. Here are just a few others:
- Invitations to member-only events and online chats with a chance to meet and converse with Urban Milwaukee staff
- Free tickets to concerts, festivals, and other great events as they become available through our partners
- A chance to provide support that assures Urban Milwaukee can continue focusing on smart, substantive news coverage rather than clickbait
- A 10 percent discount on all merchandise at Urban Milwaukee: The Store, located at 755 N. Milwaukee St. when it reopens
All of this is just $9/month, or $99 per year. Signing up is easy, and you are welcome to cancel at any time. Join us today. Once you’ve become a member, you can follow this link to claim your tickets.