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Statewide Bus Information for May Day 2018

Milwaukee— Buses leave at 9am from 1027 S 5th St. Call 414-643-1620 for more info. Suggested donation: $5 Milwaukee Riverwest neighborhood— 9am, Public House, 815 E Locust St. Click here to sign up. Madison— 8:30am from 810 W Badger Rd. 608-622-5597. Suggested donation: $5 Abbotsford- 6am, 112 Spruce St, 920-371-6975. Suggested donation: $15 Appleton- 6:30am, 621 Lawrence St., 715-614-1464. Suggested […]

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Town Hall Meeting on 287g with Waukesha’s Mayor & Police Chief

Community Discussion with Mayor Reilly and Chief of Police Jack of Waukesha: No 287g! Mayor Reilly, Chief of Police Jack and Deputy Chief Angle present Friday • March 16 • 5pm Casa de Esperanza 410 Arcadian Ave in Waukesha Info: 414-828-2692 open to the public, Facebook event here   On Friday, March 16th, Waukesha Mayor […]

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School Walkouts & Civil Disobedience as Wisconsin Rises Up for the Clean Dream Act

  On Monday, students at 5 Wisconsin high schools walked out of class and marched on US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s Racine office  During the subsequent rally at Ryan’s office, 23 community members were arrested in an act of civil disobedience calling on Speaker Ryan to allow a vote on the clean Dream Act  […]

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Membership Meeting & Community Forum: What Changes do we Want to See in the Milwaukee Police Department?

Membership Meeting & Community Forum: What Changes do we Want to See in the Milwaukee Police Department? Saturday, March 3, 2pm Allen-Field School, 730 W Lapham Blvd Info: 414-469-9206 What do you think the Milwaukee Police should do differently? Have you been racially profiled or discriminated against by Milwaukee police officers? Do you want to […]

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Time’s up! Paul Ryan — Pass the Clean Dream Act Now!

Time’s up! Paul Ryan — Pass the Clean Dream Act Now! Statewide March Monday, March 5th, 3:30pm Monument Square in Racine (Corner of 6th St & Main St) Buses leave 1027 S 5th St in Milwaukee at 2pm (sign up below!) Info: 262-721-5575 Facebook event here Over 16,000 immigrant young people have lost protection from […]

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Victory! Wisconsin Assembly Ends Session without Passing Anti-Sanctuary Hate Bill

Click here for photos of Thurday’s banner drop at the Capitol against the bill. Click here for video.    MADISON, WISCONSIN – The Wisconsin Assembly adjourned early Friday morning without passing an anti-immigrant bill, AB190/SB275, that would have allowed local employees to racially profile, interrogate, and detain community members for immigration status. The bill also […]

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Family Lobby Day: No to the Hate Bill AB190/SB275, Yes to Driver Licenses!

Thursday, February 22nd, 10am Assembly Parlor (2nd floor, West Wing), Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison Join us to urge Wisconsin legislators to reject AB190/SB275 and instead support returning driver licenses to Wisconsin immigrants. AB190/SB275 is a hate bill that would allow local employees to investigate immigration status and mandate authorities turn immigrants over to ICE. […]

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The GOP has taken immigrant youth hostage, but Senate Democrats must stand firm

Democrats must resist Trump’s attempts to use the DACA crisis he created to return the immigration system to the Jim Crow era   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – The Senate is debating protections for 1.8 million immigrant young people left vulnerable to deportation by President Trump’s cruel decision to end DACA. Republicans have proposed various bills that aim to […]

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Democratic Leadership Caves to Trump’s White Nationalist Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 22, 2018 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org   Press Conference: Democratic Leadership Caves to Trump’s White Nationalist Agenda   Who: Voces de la Frontera, Youth Empowered in the Struggle, Dreamers, voters What: Press Conference Responding to Senate Vote When: Monday, January 22nd, 3:30pm Where: Outside Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Milwaukee office, 633 W Wisconsin Ave, […]

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Voces de la Frontera Calls for Continued Grassroots Pressure to Demand the Clean Dream Act & TPS Protections

Trump ends TPS protections for 200,000 refugee families and embraces white supremacists’ demands to sink the Dream Act   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — On Monday, January 8th, Trump Administration officials announced they would be ending Temporary Protected Status protections for some 200,000 Salvadoran families. This comes days after President Trump declared he would sign no bill to protect […]

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