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 […]
Archive | November 2012
by Kirsten Polley Being that this is my first presidential election that I am able to vote in, I am pretty excited. I am also excited to be able to vote for Tammy Baldwin for US Senate.
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 […]
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 […]
Continuing Events At End of Calendar 1 THURSDAY 5th DISTRICT CRIME PREVENTION MEETING 2920 N 4th St. All residents welcome, 5:30PM CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Disco Funk Night, 9PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust, The Sleepwalkers, Sugarwolf , 9PM MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, The Moth StorySLAM: Unintended, 8PM RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, On the Tip of My Tongue […]