Fresh from referendum win, YES student members tell Milwaukee School Board how to use the funds

Voces’ student members didn’t stop their work even after telephoning 18,144 people in support of the recent successful referendum to raise funds for Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). They followed up on the April 7, 2020, election victory by addressing the Milwaukee School Board on May 19, laying out a serious plan on how MPS should […]

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Voces Joins National Immigrants’ Rights Leaders and Meatpacking Workers to Address Worker Safety Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2020 Voces Joins National Immigrants’ Rights Leaders and Meatpacking Workers to Address Worker Safety Amidst COVID-19 Crisis WASHINGTON, DC —  In meatpacking plants across the country, immigrants and people of color are facing disproportionate COVID-19 infection rates as plants are increasingly confirmed hotspots for COVID-19. As essential workers who are […]

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COVID-19 in the workplace: “When one worker gets it, so does the family”

Six food-processing workers from Green Bay told their harrowing COVID-19 stories Thursday in a press conference organized by Voces de la Frontera. A typical story was told by Filiberto Reyes Martinez, who worked at American Foods until April 22, when he was fired for challenging managers about unsafe working conditions. Voces, Wisconsin’s largest immigration rights […]

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