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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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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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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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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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Voces Joins National Immigrants’ Rights Leaders and Meatpacking Workers to Address Worker Safety Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2020 Voces Joins National Immigrants’ Rights Leaders and Meatpacking Workers to Address Worker Safety Amidst COVID-19 Crisis WASHINGTON, DC —  In meatpacking plants across the country, immigrants and people of color are facing disproportionate COVID-19 infection rates as plants are increasingly confirmed hotspots for COVID-19. As essential workers who are […]

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¡Únase a la celebración virtual el primero de mayo organizada por Voces de la Frontera!

Desde el 2006 Voces de la Frontera ha liderado una marcha y celebración con motivo del 1º de mayo, el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. Siempre hemos enfatizado la importancia vital de los Latinx en la economía de Wisconsin, pero decenas de miles de personas de todo tipo de cultura y etnia han participado con […]

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Voces de la Frontera will host virtual celebration Friday, May 1

Ever since 2006 Voces de la Frontera has led a massive march and celebration on May 1, the international Day for Workers. We’ve focused on the critical role of Latinx in Wisconsin’s economy, but tens of thousands of people of all kinds have participated each year. COVID-19 got in the way this year. We’ll still […]

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Non-Collaboration Policy Between Police and ICE is Approved

Voces de la Frontera Wins Victory for Immigrants’ Rights Movement with the Adoption of Non-Collaboration Policy Between Police and ICE  The De la Cruz Family at City Hall after the successful vote.    Milwaukee, WI- Immigrants in Milwaukee won a huge victory Wednesday, December 18, 2019, when the Fire and Police Commission voted to endorse […]

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Voces de la Frontera Action Condemns Legislative Attempt to Make English the Official Language of Wisconsin

Voces de la Frontera Action Press Release Wednesday, January 8, 2020   Voces de la Frontera Action Condemns Legislative Attempt to Make English the Official Language of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin- On Monday, January 6, 2020, Republican Senators in Wisconsin reintroduced a bill (AB 340 from 2013) to make English the official language of the state. […]

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Voces Calls on Fire and Police Commission to Bar Police Assistance to Federal Immigration Agents without a Judicial Warrant

    Release Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Voces de la Frontera Calls on Fire and Police Commission to Bar Police Assistance to Federal Immigration Agents without a Judicial Warrant Milwaukee, WI- Voces de la Frontera and over a dozen organizations call on the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) Policy Committee to amend the Milwaukee […]

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