At a rally on Sunday, January 15th at 11:30 AM at a local Latino business in Milwaukee, Citizen Action of Wisconsin will be joined by Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, senior, health care, and community organizations, to defend the 30 million Americans whose health coverage is at risk.
On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund is offering free rides to vote for any City of Milwaukee resident.
Leading into Labor Day 2016, Citizen Action of Wisconsin released data today which shows dramatically declining wages for Wisconsin manufacturing workers in every metro area. Citizen Action was joined on a media call this morning by State Senator Dave Hansen, WI AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Stephanie Bloomingdale, State Representative LaTanya Johnson, and State Representative Evan Goyke. […]
More than 100 activists from 25 states converged Monday on Speedy Loan, a payday lender in Milwaukee, to call on Speedy Loan Corp. owner and president Kevin Dabney to stop trapping families in 500-percent-interest, debt-trap loans. Monday’s action comes midway through the 90-day public comment period on a proposal to issue the first-ever national rules […]
Today the Milwaukee County Board approved placing an advisory referendum on the November ballot asking voters whether the State of Wisconsin should accept enhanced federal funds for BadgerCare rejected by Walker and conservatives in the Legislature. Milwaukee is the 3rd county to adopt this referendum, following Dunn and Eau Claire counties, with more closely following. […]
In the face of rising heroin and opioid addiction that state officials are calling a public health crisis, Citizen Action of Wisconsin is launching an initiative to increase access to effective screening and intervention services for youth. The Citizen Action project is a three-year effort designed to help youth avoid the destructive consequences of drug […]