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6th Senate District to Hold EMPOWER-MKE Citizen Advocacy and Resource Summit PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:32

milw_riverLegislative and community leaders aim for policy reforms that will have a positive impact on Milwaukee at event on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

MADISON – On Saturday, January 20, Wisconsin State Senator LaTonya Johnson will be joined by State Representatives David Crowley, Leon Young, and Evan Goyke and other community leaders for the 6th Senate District’s first EMPOWER-MKE event. Through EMPOWER-MKE participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to engage with their government to achieve transformational policy reforms that will have a positive impact on Milwaukee.

latonya-johnsonAt the event, participants will have the opportunity to have a meaningful discussion with a Milwaukee Police Department Community Liaison, community prosecutor, the District Attorney Office’s Crisis Response Team, and experts in community organizing. Panels at the event will focus on how government works, what community resources are available to residents and how to organize and advocate for change.

EMPOWER-MKE will also feature informational tables from organizations in the community that provide services and resources in and around the neighborhood.

WHO: Sen. LaTonya Johnson, Rep. David Crowley, Rep. Leon Young, Rep. Evan Goyke and other community leaders

WHAT: EMPOWER-MKE Citizen Advocacy & Resource Summit

WHEN: 8:30 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018

WHERE: Washington Park Senior Center
4420 W Vliet St, Milwaukee

This event is open to members of the public who have RSVP’d as well as the press. Members of the press are encouraged to also RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 608.266.2500.

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