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 CALLS FOR reforms TO THE fire and police commission

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visit www.myvote.wi.gov

to learn how

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NEXT ELECTION

IN WI

2022 Spring Election

April 5, 2022

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 VOTING/ELECTION NEWS

View the latest voting and election news here

NEWS

The Countdown Begins

We Are Moving to ClubExpress

February 1st!

 
What to Expect:
 

LWVMC is transitioning to an association management system called ClubExpress, which will allow us to complete many functions from one central location. It combines many of the services we currently subscribe to individually onto one platform, which increases efficiency of administrative tasks for our office administrator and volunteers.

If you are a current member:
You will receive a Welcome Email from ClubExpress. An example of what that email will look like can be found here. It will contain information about how to log into the Members Only Portal in addition to your login credentials. Logging into the Members Only Portal is NOT REQUIRED.

If you are not a current member:
You will not receive any immediate correspondence from ClubExpress, but are invited to explore the new website and/or to join the League or renew your membership by visiting www.lwvmilwaukee.org (the URL for our website will remain the same, even as we transition between the old and new website).

ATTEND

Join us for Virtual

Lunch & Learn

Feb 15, 2022 | 12pm-1pm via Zoom

Featuring: Sheila Cochran

Community Leader & Organizer

Sheila Cochran is a Community Leader and Organizer, Fundraiser for Labor Community and past Co-Chair of United Way, Retired Secretary-Treasurer of Labor Council,  Retired Leader/Member of the MATC Board of Directors, Social Justice Activist

LWVMC sponsors a free, virtual gathering on the third Tuesday of each month. We build friendship and inspire action to work together to influence public policy, meeting basic human needs in Milwaukee County. We follow the lead of Black and Brown women, choosing to be better rather than bitter in 2022.

View the Recording

Lunch & Learn

from Jan 18, 2022 | via Zoom

Featuring: Ann McClain Terrell, President of National Association for the Education of Young Children, WI Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council

Ms. McClain Terrell is recognized as one of the most influential African Americans in WI, and respected trainer in DEI. Ann authored the book, Graceful Leadership in Early Childhood Education. 

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VIEW

View the Recording
Public Issues Forum: Milwaukee City-County Climate & Equity Plan
 from Jan 11, 2022 | via Zoom
 
Contents:
The Milwaukee City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity is creating a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address racial and economic inequity.

Featured speaker was Erick Shambarger, Sustainability Director at the City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office and Project Manager for the Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan. A panel discussion with other members of the Task Force followed, along with a Q&A with the audience. 



Presenter:

Erick Shambarger, Sustainability Director
City of Milwaukee


Mr. Shambarger oversees implementation of the Refresh Milwaukee sustainability plan and coordinates Milwaukee's involvement with local, national and global partnerships on environmental sustainability. He oversees all of ECO's programs, including the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program, the Milwaukee Better Buildings Challenge,
Water Centric City initiative, the HOME GR/OWN program and green infrastructure work. He led development of the City's Green Infrastructure Plan that was adopted in 2019 and is currently the Project Manager for the forthcoming Climate and Equity Plan.

 

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TAKE

ACTION

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PRESS RELEASE via
Wisconsin Examiner 
Republican Senator Schools Colleagues on Election Falsehoods

September 9, 2021

from Wisconsin Examiner (view article here)

Melanie Conklin, Deputy Editor

"Wednesday’s meeting — run by conservative Republican Sen. Kathy Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls)  —  was two-and-a-half hours of verifiable facts, presented by experts in their fields giving excruciatingly minute details on the redundant levels of security and checks done before, during and after Election Day in Wisconsin."

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REVIEW

Police Reform: Learn the Issues and Advocate for Reform

from April 27, 2021

Resources shared during the Police Reform event for your review:

Covid 19

VIEW RECORDING

Keeping Milwaukee Safe

COVID-19 and MMSD's Infrastructure Needs

from March 25, 2021

Featuring 

Professor Sandra McLellan

Human and Ecosystem Health

School of Freshwater Sciences

UW-Milwaukee

Presenting on: Testing for COVID-19 at MMSD

and

Executive Director Kevin Shafer

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Presenting on: Infrastructure Needs at MMSD

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