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Re: Retaliation, Prejudice, & Wrongful Termination for Social Security No-Match Letter(s) for Strauss Workers

Re: Retaliation, Prejudice, & Wrongful Termination for Social Security No-Match Letter(s) for Strauss Workers Attn: Strauss Company, Human Resources                                                    July 27, 2020 Voces de la Frontera, is a statewide member led organization that advocates for immigrant and racial justice and the rights of working people.  Since April 22, Voces filed a complaint with […]

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Voces endorses Fire & Police Commission Directives to Chief Morales; Still Seeks His Firing

Voces de la Frontera released a statement on Monday, July 22, 2020, calling for the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) to fire Police Chief Alfonso Morales. The next day the FPC announced that they will not be firing Morales, but have internally provided a lengthy list of directives that Morales must follow at the […]

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Milwaukee Police Chief Morales Must Go

The following is a statement from Voces de la Frontera on why Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales must be fired: Voces de la Frontera stands with the Milwaukee chapter of the NAACP, Justice Wisconsin and other organizations and families affected by police brutality to call on the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) to fire Police […]

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Release the Video! Justice for Joel Acevedo Requires Release of Police Video

“Don’t say no more. Just show the videos!” Attorney Ben Crump’s demand was resoundingly echoed by the crowd gathered at the Justice for Joel Acevedo rally at the Milwaukee County Courthouse on July 13, 2020. Attorney Ben Crump (center) leads a march in downtown Milwaukee to demand justice for Joel Acevedo, murdered by a Milwaukee […]

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Put the Pressure on Briggs & Stratton and Echo Foods

Toro lawn mowers, Burger King sandwiches, groceries from Meijer’s–all use products made at Milwaukee-area plants that continue to maintain workplaces that are not COVID-safe. When a supervisor at Briggs & Stratton’s Wauwatosa, Wis., factory contracted COVID-19, the company quarantined management employees. But workers on the line weren’t, even though they too had contact with the […]

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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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