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Melody McCurtis

Melody McCurtis, deputy director of priorities and organizer with Metcalfe Park Community Bridges.

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Op Ed: Community Should Decide How $400 Million Spent
Op Ed

Community Should Decide How $400 Million Spent

That’s how much federal pandemic aid city is getting. A participatory budget process is needed.

Community Organizations Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy

Community Organizations Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy

A southside group is emphasizing informed choice, answering questions.

New Central City Vaccine Clinics

New Central City Vaccine Clinics

Residents in 53206 and 53210 ZIP codes can get COVID-19 vaccines at 8 walk-in clinics.

Our Demand Has Not Changed!
Press Release

Our Demand Has Not Changed!

 

Road of Democracy Project Highlights Connection of Milwaukee’s Arts and Civic Life
GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

GOP Made It Harder to Vote in Wisconsin

Especially for Black voters.

Federal Court Requires Wisconsin to Take Immediate Action to Ensure Safe Voting in November
Press Release

Federal Court Requires Wisconsin to Take Immediate Action to Ensure Safe Voting in November

Wisconsin Election Commission ordered to improve absentee and in-person voting procedures

City Hall: Budget Testimony Includes Repeated Ask For $75 Million Police Cut
City Hall

Budget Testimony Includes Repeated Ask For $75 Million Police Cut

Two-thirds of those that testified at preliminary budget hearing want funds to go towards health, housing.

Liberate MKE Pushing to Defund MPD

Liberate MKE Pushing to Defund MPD

Defunding advocates want money funneled to communities, not police.

Neighborhood Groups Working Hard On Census

Neighborhood Groups Working Hard On Census

For every person not counted, the state could lose $1,600 federal funding a year.

Lawsuit Demands State Mail Ballots to Voters

Lawsuit Demands State Mail Ballots to Voters

Activist groups say April election excluded voters, demand mailed ballots to all this fall.

Community Organizers Adapt to Social Distancing

Community Organizers Adapt to Social Distancing

Mertcalfe Park organizers are using mass texting to stay in touch, deliver food and supplies.

Transportation: Planned Bus System Cuts Create Anxiety
Transportation

Planned Bus System Cuts Create Anxiety

Cutbacks will “impact the most vulnerable folks”, community leaders say.