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
On Tuesday March 26th, CLOSEmsdf member organizations and allies will deliver a list of initiatives we expect Governor Evers' office to act on to reduce and repair the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. We're seeking more organizations to sign on to the letter and participate in the delivery action. Please contact Ben Turk, chair of the strategy and outreach committee at firstname.lastname@example.org if your organization wants to sign on. Find the full text of the letter here.
Download PDF version. On the campaign trail, Governor-elect Tony Evers said he would reduce prison population by 50% and close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility. His opponent ran on trying to portray those goals as foolish and unsafe, then lost. The people of Wisconsin have spoken in favor of direly needed reform of the Department … Continue reading Actions Governor Evers must make to reduce and repair the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.