This week you can meet the author of a memoir about growing up in housing projects in Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, learn about architecture in the black community, explore the history of the Black Lives Matter movement, attend the LIT power hour and help keep NNS alive.
Shop local on West Vliet Street, learn more about Native American heritage, check out the grand opening of Center Street Wellness, partake in a turkey giveaway and learn about “Health & Healing Strategies for Leaders of Color.”
Here is a partial list of organizations in Milwaukee that have stepped up to help our neighbors in need. We know there are more so help us get the word out.
A documentary on Sherman Park, an expungement clinic, Pinto con Tinto, a fundraiser showcasing the works of female and minority artists, a chance to meet Public Allies Milwaukee’s Class of 2020 and Podfest MKE are among the highlights for the week.
A Social Justice Summit, healthcare enrollment labs, a happy hour for “creatives of color,” a celebration for poet laureate Dasha Kelly and the start of (insert gasp here) the winter farmers market are among the weekend highlights.
A public hearing on the county budget, a night of stories about immigration, a live figure drawing, a job fair at the Midtown Center and the opening night of the Film Girl Film festival are among the highlights of the week.
A vigil for child abuse victims, a gathering to discuss business opportunities for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, a community listening session for volunteers at St. Ben’s, a holiday food drive and a DACA rally are among the highlights this weekend.
A town hall meeting with the Democratic presidential candidates on justice issues, an expungement clinic, a forum on black entrepreneurs in Milwaukee, a Halloween performance in Bronzeville and Project RETURN’s annual fundraiser are among the highlights for the week.
A Dia de los Muertos celebration, gallery showings, the opening of Franciscan Peacemakers’ retail store, a meeting on the I-43 reconstruction project and the Latino Family Expo & Festival are among the highlights for the weekend.
A community panel on the 2020 Democratic National Convention, a walk-in flu clinic, a lecture on racial equity, an exhibition celebrating Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and a town hall meeting on the Milwaukee County budget are among the highlights.