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Voces Surpasses Fundraising Goal During The Big Share

As brand new members of Community Shares of Wisconsin—a Madison-based federation of like-minded nonprofit organizations tackling social, economic, and environmental problems through grassroots activities, advocacy, research, and public education—we participated in The Big Share, an online day of giving. Our original goal was to raise $2,400 in 24 hours to support our work in the […]

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YES! Students Travel to Washington D.C.

Sixteen YES! students from South Division High School traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with their elected officials, visit several museums, and learn more about American history and culture. Many of these students are immigrants and refugees from Asia, Africa and Central America, and we are proud to have collaborated with the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s […]

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Momentum Building for Driver Licenses for All Campaign

The midterm election created an opportunity for a major political breakthrough in our long-term campaign to restore driver licenses for immigrants in Wisconsin. Recently elected Governor Tony Evers, who ran on a platform to restore driver licenses for immigrants and tuition equity for Dreamers, has committed publicly to include drivers licenses in his biennial state […]

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Goodbye Nancy, welcome Natalia!

Some bittersweet news: we are sad to announce that after seven years with us, Operations Director Nancy Flores has left Voces de la Frontera. She will be serving as the Development Manager for the National Partnership for New Americans, where she will continue working towards the mission of advocating for immigrants’ rights. During her tenure, […]

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2019 Annual Meeting Success Despite Snow Storm

Despite the snow and record breaking low temperatures, over 150 Voces members attended our annual meeting at South Division High School on Saturday, January 19. After hearing from local community leaders and voting for the Voces board of directors, attendees split into smaller working groups to learn how to lobby legislators, organize their workplaces and […]

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