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Sylville Smith’s Life Matters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 | ESPAÑOL ABAJO Voces de la Frontera Condemns Acquittal of Milwaukee Police Officer in Community Member’s Killing MILWAUKEE – On Wednesday, yet another police officer was acquitted after killing a Black man, this time in Milwaukee. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement: “We are heartbroken and angry […]

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After Grassroots Outcry, DHS Rejects Sheriff Clarke

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Saturday, June 17th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206   MILWAUKEE – On Saturday, the Washington Post reported that Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has told the Trump Administration he no longer wishes to be considered for a position in the Department of Homeland Security. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement from Executive Director Christine Neumann-Ortiz:  […]

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Voces de la Frontera Joins U.S. Delegation to World Migrant Rights Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  | Thursday, June 15th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 ESPAÑOL ABAJO     MILWAUKEE – On June 20th and 21st, representatives of Voces de la Frontera will attend the World People’s Conference: For a World Without Walls, Towards Universal Citizenship in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Organized by the Bolivian government, the conference will bring together thousands of […]

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“¡Feliz Ramadán!” Latinos y Musulmanes cenan juntos en solidaridad

El día de ayer se llevó acabo el “Feliz Ramadán”, un evento en el que cientos de latinos y musulmanes se unieron en solidaridad para cenar y fortalecer nuestras alianzas para resistir los ataques hacia nuestras comunidades como la ley estatal AB190 y la prohibición de viaje de Trump hacia musulmanes. Este evento fue organizado por […]

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Open Letter to Governor Walker: Here is the Kind of Sheriff Milwaukee Needs

June 14, 2017 Dear Governor Walker, As the citizens of Milwaukee County wait to see if President Trump will appoint Sheriff David Clarke to a Homeland Security position, we write to urge you to consider a number of qualifications in any individual you may appoint to become Milwaukee County Sheriff. Under Clarke’s leadership, extreme human […]

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Threats and a Suspicious Video: Greendale Police Silence Citizen Complaint

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206   GREENDALE, WI – On Tuesday, June 6th, the Greendale Police Department posted a statement to their Facebook page saying Katherine Torres had withdrawn the complaint she filed last Friday. The statement also claimed that dash-cam video (seen here) shows that patrol officer involved Officer Karczewski did not […]

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Wisconsin Republicans Introduce Discriminatory, Anti-Immigrant Bill in the Senate

Friday, May 26th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SB275 is the companion bill to AB190, and aims to have public employees, local police, and sheriffs act as Immigration agents       MILWAUKEE — Late Thursday night, Republican State Senators introduced a companion bill to the anti-immigrant bill AB190 that seeks to turn public […]

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No Hate in Our State! Toolkit to Stop AB190/SB275!

    Here you will find everything you need to tell your legislators to stop the discriminatory anti-immigrant bill AB190/SB275 and support returning driver’s licenses to immigrants! Click here to read the Assembly version of the bill, AB 190. Click here to read the Senate version, SB275. AB190/SB275 would have local law enforcement act like […]

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Join Voces on May 23rd at the Fight for $15 March on McDonald’s!

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Sheriff Clarke Is Unfit for any Office

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO   Sheriff Clarke Is Unfit for any Office  ​​​​​   In an interview Wednesday afternoon on right wing talk radio, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announced he will leave office next month for a job with the Trump Administration as an […]

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