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Photo Essay: Ruiz Remembered

Juan Carlos Ruiz was remembered by family, friends, civic leaders, and the Milwaukee community during a memorial celebration to his life and work, both of which were dedicated to serving the Latino community.

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Photo Essay: Just Mercy

The recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” grant, bestselling author and civil justice attorney Bryan Stevenson was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2015.

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Bestselling author Bryan Stevenson spoke about social justice at MATC event

“There is a different metric when you are trying to change the world. Your income is not a measure of your commitment to justice. You ability is not measured by how many people know your name, or how many people applaud you,” said author Bryan Stevenson to a capacity audience in the Cooley Auditorium of the Milwaukee Area Technical College’s downtown campus. Stevenson’s March 9 presentation, American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference was based on his experiences as a social justice attorney, and themes covered in his book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. The...

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Milwaukee advocates to Call-On Congress in cancer fight

Milwaukee resident Kelly Kuster, a stage IV colorectal cancer survivor, will be one of the more than 125 advocates participating in the Call-on Congress event, which will take place March 16 in Washington, D.C. Organized by Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), Kuster and her family will join the annual lobby day effort along with other cancer survivors, caregivers, and friends of those impacted by the disease. They will ask members of Congress to support policies that will increase screening and fund medical research. “As an advocate and a stage IV survivor, I am ready to visit with my lawmakers’...

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Video: Community Learning

Born and raised in Milwaukee with a nostalgic passion for the city, MSOE’s Rick Gagliano has dedicated his career to using education as a tool to mentor and empower students of all ages.

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