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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June 6th, the Greendale Police Department posted a statement to their Facebook page saying Katherine Torres had withdrawn the complaint she filed last Friday.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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The 16 best signs from Wisconsin’s May 1st Day without Latinxs, Immigrants & Refugees to Resist Trump & Sheriff Clarke

On May Day — International Workers Day — Milwaukee joined immigrant and worker rights organizations in hundreds of cities nationwide to resist Trump’s attacks on our communities! 1. Strike for Justice! ¡Huelga por la justicia! Over 30,000 workers went on strike, withdrew their children from school, and closed their businesses (150+ businesses closed) to join […]

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30K+ March and Strike in Milwaukee to Resist Trump and Sheriff Clarke

Monday, May 1st, 2017 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   30K+ March and Strike in Milwaukee to Resist Trump and Sheriff Clarke  Wisconsin joins the May 1st nationwide Day without Immigrants to resist Trump’s war on immigrants Tens of thousands went on strike and withdrew their kids from school, 140+ businesses  closed (partial list […]

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MONDAY: Wisconsin Day without Latinxs & Immigrants Demands Gov. Walker Remove Sheriff Clarke; Statewide March in Milwaukee

Friday, April 28th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     MONDAY:  Wisconsin Day without Latinxs & Immigrants Demands Gov. Walker Remove Sheriff Clarke; Statewide March in Milwaukee    Monday, May 1st is a “Day Without Latinxs, Immigrants, & Refugees” in Wisconsin and a Day without Immigrants nationwide In Wisconsin, tens of thousands […]

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