1. The School Board’s final forum will take place on Wednesday, March 6
The Milwaukee School Board elections are coming up on April 2. The last forum of the election will be held this Wednesday, March 6 at Zablocki Public Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the forum begins at 6:30 p.m. All 11 candidates will attend and be available to meet and answer questions. Interpreters and light refreshments will be available. Voter information is available on the City of Milwaukee website.
2. Lead crisis: Public Safety and Health committee meeting Thursday, March 7
The City of Milwaukee Public Safety and Health committee meeting has been moved to this Thursday, March 7 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, room 301B. Learn more about Milwaukee’s lead crisis and check if your home is safe.
3. MAM to hold Community Conversations: Restoring Rights on Thursday, March 7
The Milwaukee Art Museum will hold a panel discussion on re-entry and restoring rights to formerly incarcerated residents this Thursday, March 7 at 6:15 p.m. in the Lubar Auditorium. Dasha Kelly, cultural organizer and founder of Still Waters Collective, and Rob Smith, history professor at Marquette University will moderate. There will also be an express talk at 5:30 p.m. on the San Quentin Project.
4. Registration deadline for 9th annual Girls’ Day at city hall extended until Wednesday, March 6
Girls’ Day at City Hall will include panel discussions and workshops as well as networking opportunities for young women. It is hosted by Allderwomen Milele A. Coggs, Chantia Lewis and Nikiya Dodd. The event will take place on March 14 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. All girls must be accompanied by a chaperone and group registration is available. To register, visit Milwaukee’s common council website.
5. Milwaukee parking services extends winter regulations until March 15
Milwaukee is experiencing a longer winter than the city planned for. Parking Services has extended its side parking regulations until March 15. Check out the rules and affected areas on the Milwaukee parking services website. Overnight winter parking regulations may extend for some areas, too.
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