ESPAÑOL ABAJO By Christine Neumann-Ortiz Labor Day is a day that we honor the contributions of working people. This Labor Day, in the midst of a global pandemic, it is only fitting that we take time to honor the contributions of immigrant essential workers who are the unsung heroes working on the frontlines while many […]
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Speech by executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz, delivered on September 2nd at Milwaukee’s Labor Day march & rally: “The fight for immigration reform is a fight about rights on the job. It is about eliminating the threat of retaliation for reporting abuse, stolen wages, and dangerous working conditions. It is about the right to organize with […]
“I’m writing this with a heavy heart. My husband is on an I.C.E hold currently being held in Dodge County. He is my husband of fourteen years and father to our four beautiful children. Our oldest is six and our youngest is only fifteen months.”
Act 43, the state redistricting map, is rotten, and the process by which it passed is rotten. Voces de la Frontera filed a lawsuit against Act 43 on behalf of Latino voters whose civil rights have been violated.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Voces de la Frontera. Now the largest Latino organization in the state, we opened our doors in November 2001.
On August 18th the Obama Administration annonced a new policy regarding deportations which many people should be informed of to avoid scams or fraud.
It is important that Latinos who live in key senate districts participate in these recall elections.
This month Milwaukee’s Common Council passed a new map of Milwaukee that redraws the city’s political lines to reflect the significant growth of the Latino community…
I want to thank … each and every one of you that came today – to send a message to Governor Walker and the nation – that working families of all backgrounds – regardless of whether or not you have papers, regardless of what shade the color of your skin is, or what language you […]
Governor Walker’s illegitimate law that denies public employees the right to organize and his budget are an attack on the American Dream, the belief that freedom includes the promise of prosperity regardless of social class or circumstance.