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Calender December 2012

  On going events in December AT END OF CALENDAR LISTINGS 1 SATURDAY     ***FOR HOLIDAY FAIRS, MUSIC & HAPPENINGS – See Page 10 & 11.   ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, House of Peace Fundraiser & Toy Drive 3PM CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Picture The Ocean (Canada) 8PM / DJ Brett Allen 10PM JAZZ GALLERY […]

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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 child is challenged with a disability; a visit to a landfill opens their eyes. 

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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 investigation of our Milwaukee Police Department MPD) and institutional change.