The CLOSEmsdf Coalition has monthly meetings, a picket, multiple committee meetings, and frequent events and demonstrations. There are many ways to get involved. Here's what's coming up! Sat May 18 - Westown Janes Walk4-6pm | Turner Hall Ballroom1034 Vel R. Phillips AvenueA walking tour of "the good, bad, and the ugly" of Milwaukee's racial and … Continue reading Upcoming Events
Tony is coming to town for the State Democrat Party Convention on June 1, we're gonna counter-demo him. Can you join us? Please spread the word: https://www.facebook.com/events/471260090288417/ The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is having their convention in Milwaukee on June 1st and 2nd at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. We will be there to remind them … Continue reading We will hold Governor Evers to his word.
A number of CLOSEmsdf organizers and volunteers spoke at the public hearings of the Joint Committee on Finance, here are a few of them: In Green Bay: Mark Rice Sharyl McFarland Ouuda Lock Silky Rembert In Oak Creek: Sylvester Jackson Alan Schultz Jeff Moon Emilio Del Torre, Jasmine Gonzales, Wendy Turk Tai Renfrow Sean Wilson … Continue reading Testimony at Public Budget Hearings
The CLOSEmsdf coalition received this letter from MSDF, we reprint it, leaving the person's full name off to protect their identity. Niel Thoreson, Regional Chief for the Milwaukee office of the Division of Community Corrections 6 p.m. March 17, 2019 Mr. Thoreson, I am going to be straight-forward with you and get to the point. … Continue reading Letter from MSDF captive to Niel Thoresen at the DCC
On Sunday November 25, 2018 two prisoners who were fed up with modified lockdown status that allows them less than an hour per day out of their crowded cells staged a protest to get the attention of the warden. They barricaded themselves in the day room. After being sprayed with pepper spray and threatened by staff for 30 minutes, they surrendered peacefully.