On Wednesday, August 20, WISDOM members from across the state gathered to speak out against the unjust and counterproductive practice of sending people to prison for “technical violations” of their parole or supervision. Click below to view a video on the event by Tim Coursen.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead
Today, REFORM NOW in front of the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (and please note that those are NOT real windows – it is only a facade made to LOOK like there are windows).
James H. Hall, Jr., the President of the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP, speaking at the REFORM NOW action in front of the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility.
Reverend Willie Brisco, President of MICAH (Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope), speaking today at the REFORM NOW action in front of the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility.
Delivering WISDOM’s latest letter to Governor Walker to staff members at the state office building in Milwaukee. Speaking truth to power about unnecessary revocations and faulty GPS monitoring.
Tish Minor of Milwaukee speaks to the crowd about the NAACP and Moral Mondays.
Dr. Rose M. Scott, of Prison Action Milwaukee, speaks to the crowd. Dr. Scott is also Faculty Emeritus in Teacher Education at University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
Two effective and very experienced community organizers: David Liners, the Executive Director of WISDOM, and Rev. Joe Ellwanger, who has been working for social justice since the days in which he marched with Martin Luther King, Jr.