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Release the videos of Joel Acevedo’s murder by a policeman

Black and Brown Lives Matter: Voces de la Frontera and allies demand public release of body cam videos and 911 recording in the strangulation murder of Joel Acevedo by an off-duty Milwaukee police officer Voces de la Frontera joins with Joel Acevedo’s family in demanding immediate release of police body cam videos and recording of […]

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DACA PRESERVED BY SUPREME COURT!

In a huge victory for immigrants, the US Supreme Court ruled Thursday against the Trump administration’s attempt to cancel the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). This protects the 6,600 Wisconsin DACA recipients, and more than 600,000 nationwide, from the immediate threat of deportation. “The ruling to uphold DACA is a credit to the […]

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Assembly Speaker Vos, Briggs and Stratton, Echo Lake Foods Scapegoat and Delay while Workers Die of COVID-19

For details on the Workers’ Safety press conference please see: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qn6HziZF7TXLxkxPCkMSAoOZwTDzEurHauW9nf5dJMc/edit WHAT: Car caravan/protest, press conference and wreath-laying in Burlington (Racine County) to honor workers who died of COVID-19 in the workplace. Followed by wreath-laying at home of Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who has scapegoated immigrants and refused to enact state legislation to protect all […]

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Jim Cusack, lifelong fighter for justice and a vital friend of Voces, passes

Today with heavy heart we share the sad news of Jim Cusack’s passing. He was battling lung cancer.  Jim was an angel that walked this earth. He was a retired union carpenter of Irish descent and he honored his own family roots of fighting discrimination and lived his faith every moment, every day in every […]

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Voces de la Frontera: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos should resign leadership

For Immediate Release June 11, 2020, Milwaukee WI: “Assembly Speaker Robin Vos should resign his leadership position given his racist and false claim that immigrant culture is to blame for COVID-19 outbreaks in Racine County, the district he represents,” said Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. [Read Vos’ comment here] “This is […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Morales is a Disappointment; Your comments are welcome

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales has been a disappointment, in the view not only of Voces de la Frontera but also a number of its allies. The letter reprinted below, addressed to the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, expresses Voces’ opinion regarding his lack of meaningful contact with community organizations and his failure of leadership […]

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CARAVAN FOR JUSTICE

The Caravan for Justice in Racine, Wisconsin. CLICK CONTINUE READING FOR PHOTOS “Voces de la Frontera and our youth arm Youth Empowered in the Struggle stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. “We stand in solidarity with the family of George Floyd, Tyrese West, Dontre Hamilton, Jose Acevedo, and so many others who have […]

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Briggs & Stratton must improve worker safety, after Mike Jackson’s death

Voces de la Frontera has filed a complaint with federal and state agencies in connection with the tragic death of Mike Jackson, a Briggs & Stratton assembly-line worker who died from COVID-19 last week. Jackson, a 45-year old father of eight, died just days after collapsing at his assembly-line job at Briggs & Stratton in […]

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Rest in Power, George Floyd

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Voces’ Maldonado shares stage with Elizabeth Warren on making elections work

There’s a “big informational gap” which makes it harder for Latinx to vote, said Voces’ Statewide Political Director Fabi Maldonado during a Wednesday, May 27 virtual town hall on “Safe Voting.” Sen. Elizabeth Warren was the headline panelist in the discussion hosted by Indivisible.org. The focus was demanding voting by mail along with more and […]

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