Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

Just as funeral proceedings were ending for MPD officer Matthew Rittner, a group of citizens and police officers gathered in the Clarke Square neighborhood to discuss coming together during times of crisis. Read more

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The Sierra Club brings diverse voices together to talk about environmental justice, while CLOSEmsdf continues to picket outside of the County Courthouse. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Former USA Today editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman asks, “After #MeToo, what’s next?,” and multiple events discuss criminal justice reform in Wisconsin. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The Nation’s sports editor comes to town to talk race and social activism, while residents and police in Harambee come together for a listening circle. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Laughing Liberally returns to Milwaukee, while Reggie Jackson and Ben Turk discuss organizing within prisons. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The Zeidler Center hosts a police and youth listening circle, while the ACLU of Wisconsin puts civil liberties on tap at Linneman’s. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

More than 100 people gathered at Christ Church Episcopal in Whitefish Bay Tuesday night to discuss different ways to speak with children about race at a community event organized by Ex Fabula and the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. Read more

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Want to get involved in political and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee? check out the Shepherd Express’ “Saving Our Democracy” column for events covering the period Nov. 9-15. Read more

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Every week, the Shepherd Express will serve as a clearinghouse for any and all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian a,Saving Our Democracy Read more

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Film broughtJonathan Jackson, the Artistic and Executive Director of the Milwaukee FilmFestival, to Milwaukee in 1998. As a student of film production at UWM, Jacksonwas at the helm of the university’s Union Cinema from 2000 to 2003 where he.. Read more

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A whiff of incense clung to the air from the Sunday mass held earlier that day. Present Music’s annual Thanksgiving concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (Nov. 21) was conceived as a spiritual event in the broadest, most inclu... Read more

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