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MICAH/Partner Events and Meetings

Know Your Rights Party, Tuesday November 14, 5:30, Welford Sanders Building, 2821 N 4th St.

Students, family, and concerned community members join us to get more information about the alarming racial disparities & understanding legal rights of students facing suspension & expulsion in Milwaukee schools. Sponsored by Legal Action of WI, MICAH and LIT (Leaders Ignighting Transformation). Flyer

Temporary Job Opportunity
As you know MICAH and Black Health Coalition won a settlement from WI Dept of Transportation which led to the funding of the JobLines bus routes (Routes 6 and 61). The UWM Center for Economic Development is working with CMR Marketing to measure the economic impact of the JobLines bus routes. This will help inform County decision making regarding future funding of these routes.

We are looking for 6–8 community members who may be interested in doing Community Research. Please find attached the description of the responsibilities of a Community Researcher. Application deadline Nov 15. Download application

In brief:
- We are seeking 6–8 people to do surveying on the MCTS JobLines bus routes (Routes 6 and 61).
- Community Researchers will be trained before conducting the surveying
- Community Researchers will be paid $10 per hour
- We estimate that the Community Researchers will spend 12 hours on this assignment during the month of November.

Anyone who is interested or has questions can contact me at:
Office: 414–229–6155
Cell: 262–442–6751

Lisa Heuler Williams
Policy Analyst
Center for Economic Development
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

50-Year Ache: The Role of the Faith Community in Advancing Social Justice Issues.
Thursday, November 16, Messmer Saint Rose School, 514 N. 31st St., Doors open at 6 p.m. Panel discussion with questions from the audience will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The panel includes Rev. Timothy Kitzke, the vicar general for urban ministry for the Milwaukee Archdiocese; Rev. Marilyn Miller, pastor of Reformation Lutheran Church and president of MICAH; Rev. Walter Lanier, pastor of Progressive Baptist Church; and Keisha Krumm, executive director of Common Ground. Kantara Souffrant, chair of the education committee for March on Milwaukee 50th, and Journal Sentinel columnist James E. Causey will moderate the panel. Sponsored by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

To register go to:

Ongoing Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting, Second Monday each month. 5:30 Socializing (bring food to share), 6:00 Meeting. Location varies. Contact MICAH Office, 414–264–0805.
Next Meeting November 13, Welford Sanders Enterprise Center, 2821 N 4th St, 1st floor meeting room.

Immigration Task Force Meeting, Third Tuesday of each month. 10:30 am, Cross Lutheran Church, 1821 N 16th, Milwaukee. Contact Bill Townsend, 414–861–2523.
Next Meeting November 21.

MICAH’s ROC WI (criminal justice reform) Task Force Meeting, Second Wednesday of each month, Project Return conference room, 2821 N 4th St, Suite 223.
Note: November meeting only will be the third Wednesday, November 15

Education Task Force Meeting, Third Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm, Location varies. Contact Jane Audette,, 608–469–4407.

Religious Leader’s Caucus, First Wednesday of each month, noon-1:30, Location varies, contact Rev Walter Lanier,
Next Meeting: December 6, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 905 W North Ave, Milwaukee, parking in back.

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