Powerful organizing led by organizations that are part of the #CLOSEmsdf Coalition pushed Governor-elect Tony Evers and candidates across Wisconsin to take a stand for decarceration this year.

Here are some opportunities to help #CLOSEmsdf continue to build momentum in December and January.

1. #CLOSEmsdf Coalition Monthly Meeting:  Join us on Tuesday, December 18th at 6 pm to help guide the work of the campaign. The meeting will be at Suite 108 of the Welford Sanders Enterprise Center (2821 N. Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53212). Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2157199731197653/ for information and to RSVP.

2. #CLOSEmsdf Monthly Picket:  Join us on Thursday, December 20th at 11:30 am for the monthly #CLOSEmsdf Picket at the Milwaukee County Courthouse (901 N. 9th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233). Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1959768317411924/ for information and to RSVP.

3. Community Discussion on Excessive Supervision in Wisconsin:  Join us for this special event on Wednesday, January 23rd that will include a presentation on Columbia University Justice Lab’s paper on mass supervision in Wisconsin and the testimonies of people who have been directly impacted by Wisconsin’s horrific, racist system of mass supervision. This event will start at 10 am at the North Hearing Room at the State Capitol in Madison.
The presentation will be followed by a state budget advocacy training led by organizers with WISDOM, EXPO, JustLeadershipUSA, and the ACLU of Wisconsin at Grace Episcopal Church (116 W. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703) which is across the street from the State Capitol.

Lunch will be served at Grace Episcopal Church.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/718721911846976/ for information and to RSVP.

4. Community Forum on Excessive Supervision in Milwaukee:  Join us for this special event on Wednesday, January 23rd that will include a presentation on Columbia University Justice Lab’s paper on mass supervision in Wisconsin and a panel discussion featuring people who have been directly impacted by Wisconsin’s horrific, racist system of mass supervision. The event will start at 5 pm at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center (3020 W. Vliet, Milwaukee, WI 53208).

The community forum will be followed by a state budget advocacy training led by organizers with WISDOM, EXPO, JustLeadershipUSA, and the ACLU of Wisconsin.

Supper will be served after the community forum.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/224141771819172/ for information and to RSVP.

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