ANNUAL ASSEMBLY: Voces de la Frontera’s annual assembly is at 9 a.m. Jan. 27 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1236 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. Attendees will discuss the fight to protect DREAMERS, the campaigns to stop anti-immigrant legislation and organizing for the 2018 elections. Connect: vdlf.org
CONFRONTING SEXUAL VIOLENCE: “We Too: Voicing Sexual Harassment in the African American Community” is a brainstorming session taking place 8–11 a.m. Jan. 27 at St. Matthew CME Church, 2944 N. Ninth St., Milwaukee. Attendees will explore topics on sexual harassment in the African-American community, sexual violence and racism.
FOR JUSTICE: The New Poor People’s Campaign launches a statewide movement for moral justice at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Labor Council Hall, 633 S. Hawley Road, Milwaukee. Connect: facebook.com/wisconsinppc/
DINNER & MEETUP: Grassroots North Shore holds its annual meeting and dinner at 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at North Shore Presbyterian Church, 4048 N. Bartlett Ave., Shorewood. Expect to hear speakers and to discuss moving Wisconsin “forward.” Connect: grassrootsnorthshore.com
MYSTERIOUS GREAT LAKES: Milwaukee Riverkeeper hosts a screening of Mysteries of the Great Lakes and a discussion about protecting the Great Lakes at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Urban Ecology Center–Riverside Branch, 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee. Connect: milwaukeeriverkeeper.org
REGISTERED & READY: Wisconsin voters cast ballots Feb. 20 in the primary for nonpartisan offices, including state Supreme Court justice. The spring election is April 3. Aug. 14 is the primary for partisan offices, including at the federal and state level. Nov. 6 is the general election. Connect: elections.wi.gov/voters
FREEZING ICE: For years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been building a track record of retaliation against those who speak out against ICE’s violence and abuses. Emboldened by an anti-immigrant regime, ICE has increased attacks against those raising their voices and has targeted leaders and activists of the migrants’ rights movement. Detention Watch Network is organizing a campaign to challenge ICE. Go to detentionwatchnetwork.org
UNITED ON THIS STAND: Join Indivisible and other progressive and immigrant rights groups in calling on members of Congress to stand with DREAMers. Visit DreamPledge.org to read about “Dream Heroes” and “Dream Killers” and find a script for calling lawmakers at 855-980-2355. Connect: DreamPledge.org
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