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Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Milwaukee Black Leaders Stand with Voces de la Frontera in Demanding Relief, Recovery, and Citizenship for All.

Mandeeq Abdulahi, Voces de la Frontera and YES! member at Riverside High School, spoke to how inclusive COVID relief is a Black and Brown issue at Saturday’s press conference: “This pandemic has disproportionately affected both the Black community and the Latinx and Immigrant community in this country. Our struggle is linked, and so is our […]

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Wisconsin Joint Community Statement on Trump’s Act of Domestic Terrorism at the US Capitol

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Jacquelyn Kovarik 414-436-9822  On Friday January 8th, we released a Wisconsin Joint Community Statement in response to the violent insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. Over the weekend and early this week we received a wave of interest from other organizations across the state, expressing their desire to […]

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Art: “Dreams are stronger than fear” by Melanie Cervantes.

December 2020 Ruling to Fully Reinstate DACA: FAQs and Resources

Art: “Dreams are stronger than fear” by Melanie Cervantes. As a result of the court’s order, on December 7, 2020, the government published a notice that, as of December 7, 2020, the government is now accepting first-time requests for DACA, renewal requests regardless of expiration date, and advance parole requests, based on the terms of the DACA […]

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First Annual Gustavo Gomez Diaz Memorial Scholarship

Amount of Scholarship: One (1) $1,000 award Purpose: This is the first annual Gustavo Gomez Diaz Memorial Scholarship setup to honor Gustavo’s memory, and continue his desire for fighting for social justice. Although this is a newly established scholarship, it is the hope of Gustavo’s friends & family that his legacy live on through others […]

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Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, Named one of USA Today’s Women of the Century

PHOTO: GARY C. KLEIN, USA TODAY NETWORK , ILLUSTRATION: USA TODAY NETWORK This week, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, co-founder and executive director of Voces de la Frontera, was named as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century. This prestigious award was bestowed to 10 influential women in Wisconsin. Her fellow awardees include Senator Tammy Baldwin, former […]

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Victory for Strauss Workers!

Photo by Jessica Schmidt. On Friday, August 14th 2020, the Voces de la Frontera Essential Workers Rights Network hosted a press conference outside the Voces de la Frontera office in Walker’s Point to publicly announce the Strauss Workers Settlement with Strass Brands, Inc. You can watch the full recorded press conference here on our Voces […]

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Sign the Petition to Demand Justice for Strauss Workers

Petition to demand justice for Strauss workers: Thank you to everyone who showed up to our picket/protest at Strauss Brands, Inc. on Friday. Coverage of the protest made national news and we are hoping that this puts more pressure on Strauss to meet our demands. Photo by Joe Brusky for the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education […]

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Justicia para los trabajadores de Strauss: Protesta del viernes 7 de agosto

Por favor, confirma tu asistencia a nuestro evento en Facebook para que sepamos cuántas personas pueden esperar. También, por favor, siéntase libre de invitar a su familia y amigos al evento de Facebook. ¡Queremos que la mayor cantidad de gente se presente el viernes! Puede leer nuestra carta de demandas a Strauss aquí, que también […]

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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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