Wisconsin’s unemployment system buckled during the pandemic. State leaders are moving slowly to address a crisis years in the making.
The SOC has been a staple in the community for over 30 years. Once the pandemic hit, the group found a way to adapt to the circumstances and continue providing resources.
Last month, the first virtual “On the Table MKE” program focused on “healing justice.” Here are takeaways from those who participated in the annual event hosted by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Despite smaller turnout, activists see hopeful signs of determination as voters cast ballots amid a pandemic and barriers to get-out-the-vote efforts.
Among the changes making voting safer during the COVID-19 pandemic: absentee ballot drop boxes installed by local clerks around the state
Students, teachers and community members rallied in front of the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) central office on June 17 to call for an end to the school district’s contract with the Milwaukee Police Department.
As the coronavirus pandemic shows few signs of slowing, the Milwaukee Election Commission is taking extra steps this year to keep voters safe.
Changes in the past decade — and now a pandemic — have added hurdles to voting. Says one advocate: ‘We used to be like the gold standard of voting.’
With the Nov. 3 election coming up, find out where and how to make sure your vote counts this year.
You don’t have to wait until Nov. 3 to cast your vote. Here are some steps to vote absentee.