It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some events we think you shouldn’t miss. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “5 things” in the subject line by noon Thursday.
1. Justice Votes 2020 town hall: Monday, Oct. 28
Formerly incarcerated individuals and their families will host a town hall meeting with the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Monday, Oct. 28. They will discuss racial profiling, targeted policing, among other topics. A watch party of the livestream will take place at 6 p.m. at Bounce Milwaukee, 2801 S. 5th Court.
2. Expungement clinic: Wednesday, Oct. 30
The Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic is hosting an expungement clinic Wednesday, Oct. 30. Those interested will have an opportunity to meet with a volunteer attorney and learn more about the expungement process. The clinic will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Capitol Street Library, 3969 N. 74th St. For more information, call (414) 278-2046 or email email@example.com.
3. Black entrepreneurship in Milwaukee forum: Wednesday, Oct. 30
The Milwaukee Film Festival and Black Lens MKE are hosting “Boss and the persistence of Black business,” the second forum in a series on Black entrepreneurship in Milwaukee, on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Local black entrepreneurs will discuss what it’s like to do business in Milwaukee. It’ll also touch on the documentary, “Boss: The Black experience in business.” The forum will be held from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Ivy House, 906 S. Barclay St.
4. Haunted house concert with SistaStrings and Nickel&Rose: Thursday, Oct. 31
Celebrate Halloween with a performance by SistaStrings and Nickel&Rose on Thursday, Oct. 31. The groups will be playing some spooky tunes in a haunted house in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Participants are encouraged to come in costume. Seating is limited. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations are suggested. The address will be disclosed upon RSVP confirmation.
5. Project RETURN’s annual fundraiser: Saturday, Nov. 2
Project RETURN will be holdings its 39th annual Celebrate the Return fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 2. The organization focuses on helping ex-incarcerated people return to society through various services. The event offers an opportunity to hear from formerly incarcerated individuals and to celebrate those who help them. The event will be held at the Marquette University’s Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave., and begins at 5 p.m. For tickets, click here or contact Amanda Smith at (414) 374-8029 or at email@example.com.
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