For the 18th year, the Dr. Martin Luther King Justice Coalition is sponsoring the M.L. King Day Justice Program and March. It will take place on Dr. King’s holiday, Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at St Francis of Assisi Church, 1927 N. Vel Phillips Ave. (4th and Brown) at 1 pm. The March to Dr. King’s statue follows the program at 2:30 pm with an open mic.
Milwaukee, WI - January 23rd, 2019 Start 2019 off with Ex Fabula at our annual New
Year Spectacular! Ex Fabula has assembled some of Milwaukee’s best storytellers for
an evening of true and personal storytelling. This noncompetitive curated StorySlam will
return to Turner Hall Ballroom located in Downtown Milwaukee; doors open at 6:30pm,
stories begin at 7:30pm.
A special noncompetitive StorySlam with new, longer stories from storytellers chosen by a jury of Ex Fabula volunteers and storytelling coaches! Features tellers who shared compelling stories at regular season Slams alongside tellers from community partnerships.
This season finale event features Audience Favorites from the Regular StorySlams. Each teller gets to work with an Ex Fabula Storytelling Coach to craft a new longer story to share. At the end of the night, the audience votes to crown a Season Audience Favorite.
The 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5:30-7 pm in the UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee). A distinguished panel will discuss immigration policy, immigrants' rights movements, and refugee resettlement experiences in Milwaukee under the current administration, and highlight advocacy efforts and successful programs. A reception will follow the talk.
Armistice Day, which began as a day to promote world peace, has become Veterans Day, and too often celebrates militarism and war. Veterans For Peace and other peace and justice groups want to reclaim the day for peace. This is the 10th year we have held an event in the City Hall rotunda. All are welcome.
Join us at the Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish as we commemorate 80 years since the November 9th and 10th pogrom, so that the world may never forget the magnitude of violence the Third Reich unleashed against the Jews, and to recognize the devastating consequences of hatred and intolerance.
A discussion of her new book, “Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing,” and its relevance to the Milwaukee and Wisconsin criminal justice systems.
The Milwaukee Democratic Socialists of America are holding a birthday potluck at Turner Hall in honor of Mildred Fish Harnack, a Milwaukee native and German Resistance member who lost her life upon Hitler’s orders in 1943