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Today in Wisconsin: Massive Day Without Latinxs & Immigrants Underway to Restore Driver Licenses for All

Today, thousands are expected to strike, close businesses, take their kids from school and rally at 11am at the Capitol in Madison Over 175 businesses have announced that they will close (list here)   Who: Voces de la Frontera, Youth Empowered in the Struggle, immigrant workers and families, teachers, students, business leaders, religious leaders, law enforcement […]

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180+ Businesses are Closed May 1st to Fight for Driver Licenses for Immigrant Families

Wednesday May 1st is a Day Without Latinxs & Immigrants in Wisconsin! Tens of thousands are on strike, over 180 businesses have closed, students are out of school, and we are rallying at the Capitol in Madison at 11am to urge the legislature to restore driver licenses for all in Wisconsin regardless of immigration status! ¡El […]

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Carta abierta a los trabajadores en la industria lechera

28 de abril de 2019 | ENGLISH BELOW    Carta abierta de la directora de Voces de la Frontera, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, a los trabajadores de la industria lechera de Wisconsin sobre la gran marcha del 1ro de mayo en Madison en la lucha para recuperar licencias: Gracias por su liderazgo en el 2016 en la […]

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Map for Parking in Madison on May 1st

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Statewide Bus Information for May Day 2019

Call the numbers listed or enter your information in the form at the bottom to reserve a spot on the bus. Please note, every bus costs between $700 and $1000 to reserve, so we are requesting donations of $20 per seat to help pay for the cost. Llama los teléfonos abajo o inscribe sus datos […]

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Help Make Banners and Art for May 1st

Making Banners and Art for May 1st INOVA Gallery, Kenilworth Building 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 Friday, April 12th, 4pm-10pm Saturday, April 13th, 10am-10pm Sunday, April 14th, 10am-10pm Note: We will have shuttles running to and from 1027 S 5th St at 12pm and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday for people who need […]

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Support Driver Licenses for All at the Milwaukee-area Joint Finance Committee Hearing

Driver Licenses for All Presence at the Milwaukee-area Joint Finance Committee Hearing Wednesday, April 10th | 7am Oak Creek Community Center 8580 S Howell Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154 Info: 414-828-2692   In order to restore driver licenses for immigrant families and low-income people in Wisconsin, the state legislature’s Joint Finance Committee must pass a […]

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Milwaukee County Overwhelmingly Passes Resolution Supporting Restoring State Driver Licenses for Immigrants

MILWAUKEE – Thursday morning, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors overwhelmingly passed a resolution declaring support for restoring access to driver licenses at the state level for all Wisconsin residents regardless of immigration status. The Racine Common Council passed a similar resolution in January. The Milwaukee County resolution was introduced by County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, and it […]

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Immigrant Families & Broad Coalition Fill the Capitol to Restore Driver Licenses for All

MADISON, WISCONSIN – On Thursday, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters from throughout Wisconsin visited legislators to urge support for restoring driver licenses for immigrants and low-income people in Wisconsin. Participants came from over 11 cities, including Madison, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Wautoma, Wisconsin Dells, Green Bay, Appleton, Lake Geneva, Arcadia, and Milwaukee. Participants visited the office […]

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DNC Chair Tom Perez Praises Voces de la Frontera

Milwaukee was selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Tom Perez, Chair of the Democratic National Committee, credited Voces de la Frontera for playing a part in his decision to select Milwaukee. (Skip to 27:55)

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