Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s 17th annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice Dec. 9

Milwaukee, WI – YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s annual “An Evening to Promote Racial Justice” will feature eight local artists, including an artist collective. The selected artists, all women of color with different artistic disciplines, will share their takes on the intersection of race and gender equity during the opening reception. The event will be held on […]

Posted inKenosha Government, Kenosha Lens

County Board approves resolution setting framework for Kenosha County Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission

KENOSHA — The establishment of Kenosha County’s Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission will move forward after the County Board’s approval Tuesday night of a resolution outlining the group’s structure and responsibilities. As stated in the resolution, the commission’s mission will be to realize greater racial equity and dismantle racism in Kenosha County through research, education, […]

Posted inPolitics

In wake of Wisconsin’s racial justice protests, curfew tickets raise equity and speech questions

By Clara Neupert and Jim Malewitz Wisconsin Watch The envelope looked like any other — slightly wrinkled, a handwritten address scrawled across the front. But Jared Cain said he felt violated after looking inside. He saw a ticket for breaking the curfew Milwaukee adopted to regulate protests after a May 25 murder in Minneapolis seen […]