Archive | November, 2012

Co-op Workshop At All Peoples

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES • Project for Community Transformation Agenda for the Learning Community Co-operative Model, Community Owned Commerce  Vince Bushell, Peter Murphy and Lisa Schelling Riverwest and Public House Co-op Boards Co-op Alliance Steering Committee  

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Neighbor Spotlight • Vikki Porter

Story and Photo by Suzanne Zipperer People come to community service and activism in different ways. For many, it’s the idealism of youth tied with a strong ego that tells you that you can change the world. Others face an obstacle or tragedy that defines their mission – a loved one killed by a drunk driver; their […]

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A Call for Federal Investigation of MPD

By George Martin How can we talk about torture at Abu Gharib and not talk about police brutality right here at home? Having been to Iraq and lived in Milwaukee, there are too many similarities. Peace Action WI has joined with the NAACP, MICAH, ACLU and other community organizations in working together for a federal […]

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Residents and Police – An Unnecessary Divide

by Rick Deines, “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible”  – St. Francis of Assisi  The revelation of the mistreatment of Derek Williams while in police custody has surfaced the need for opening ongoing community-wide conversations. My hope is that we can find a way to […]

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