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Cavalier Johnson, president of the Milwaukee Common Council, will be the featured speaker at a Newsmaker Luncheon, hosted jointly by the Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.com on Wednesday, September 22.
Johnson will give his perspective on the future of Milwaukee and share his thoughts about becoming the acting mayor when Tom Barrett receives confirmation from the U.S. Senate to become the new United States Ambassador to Luxembourg.
Johnson was elected to the Milwaukee Common Council in 2016 and re-elected in 2020. He has served as Common Council president since last year. He plans to run for mayor when a special election is held.
Johnson will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the luncheon, set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St.
The media panel:
Alison Dirr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Jason Fechner, Spectrum News 1
Edgar Mendez, Neighborhood News Service
The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Lunch Hour series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1.
WisPolitics.com partners with the press club as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.
The press club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are held to inform the public about the people and issues that affect individuals and communities in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members and $15 for students. Lunch is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done online at www.milwaukeepressclub.org. Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI 53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
Please note, that in adherence with the CDC guidance, masks are recommended indoors.
Questions? Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-894-2224.
Special thanks to the Safe House/Newsroom Pub, home of the Milwaukee Press Club, for hosting the Newsmaker Luncheon Series. Think of the Newsroom Pub for your next private party! MPC members can book a room at no charge. The Newsroom Pub has FREE wireless internet service compliments of the Safe House.