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Tammy L. Rivera

Tammy L. Rivera, Interim Executive Director of the Southside Organizing Committee.

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How Nate Hamilton Became a Leader

How Nate Hamilton Became a Leader

The late Dontre Hamilton's brother takes responsibility for his family and his city.

City Hall: Community Groups Propose Changes
City Hall

Community Groups Propose Changes

Twelve groups invited to speak and push less spending on police and more on lead abatement, other programs.

City Hall: New Commission Seeks Police Reforms
City Hall

New Commission Seeks Police Reforms

Led by Nate Hamilton, Community Collaborative Commission will work with MPD and FPC.

South Side Mourns Death of Jason Cleereman

South Side Mourns Death of Jason Cleereman

Immigration attorney, neighborhood leader lost to senseless killing.

Some Wore Masks, Some Didn’t

Some Wore Masks, Some Didn’t

Long lines at city’s polling places discourage many who walk away.

Eyes on Milwaukee: DC Group Could Redevelop City Homes
Eyes on Milwaukee

DC Group Could Redevelop City Homes

Non-profit backed by for-profit investors aims to rehab city-owned, foreclosed homes.

ACLU Organizer Targets Police Practices

ACLU Organizer Targets Police Practices

Jarrett English, who grew up in Sherman Park, led effort to sue police for racial disparities.

ACLU Justice Tour Targets Racism

ACLU Justice Tour Targets Racism

Mass incarceration and police stop-and-frisk program discussed at weekend event.

Special Report: Police Response Slow For Non-Violent Crimes
Special Report

Police Response Slow For Non-Violent Crimes

MPD response time averages 40 minutes for non-violent crimes, 68 minutes for auto theft.

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

And did the Social Security Administration defy an order from Congress to halt the closing?

Police Need to Improve, Critics Charge

Police Need to Improve, Critics Charge

Attendees at south side summit say police relationship with community is broken.

New High School for South Side

New High School for South Side

Cristo Rey Jesuit H.S. will renovate old Pick’n’Save on 18th and National.

Special Report: The Problem of Prostitution
Special Report

The Problem of Prostitution

Greenfield Ave. is the city’s hub for sex trade, where prostitutes, residents are victimized.

Citizens Condemn Proposal for More Cops

Citizens Condemn Proposal for More Cops

Different practices, not more police needed, community groups tell aldermen at city hearing.

South Side Organizing Committee Has New Director

Contribution to Jose G. Perez of $25

South Side Organizing Committee Has New Director

South Side Organizing Committee Has New Director

Tammy Rivera replaces Steve Fendt, who was dismissed by board after 22 years of service.

Southside Organizing Committee Interim Executive Director Public Announcement
Press Release

Southside Organizing Committee Interim Executive Director Public Announcement

The Board of Directors is excited to announce that Tammy L. Rivera will serve as Interim Executive Director beginning January 7, 2015.