From being evacuated with her family out of Iran during the Islamic Revolution in 1979, to managing the public information of the many high profile Los Angeles courtroom trials of the 1990s, Jerrianne Hayslett has been a witness to the power of the news media, and the misuse of that public trust in the race for corporate profits.Read More
While sleek machines filled the skies above downtown at high speed, not all participants in the...Read More
Standing as a bridge between police who struggle to express compassion while applying enforcement of the law and a grieving community raw with pain and limited resources to cope are the 51 Chaplains of The Salvation Army, and the program’s coordinator Pastor Alexis Twito.Read More
This video segment features scenes from a recent exploration of the Milwaukee River by kayak,...Read More
During a rare public tour of the historic chapel on the hilltop of Calvary Cemetery, Sy Kreilein presented some of the history of the structure designed by Erhard Brielmaier, the same architect responsible for St. Josaphat’s Basilica.Read More
This video segment was filmed on May 27 at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, when Maiden Milwaukee won the championship bout against the Rushin’ Rollettes for the first time in the team’s 11 year Brewcity Bruisers league history.Read More
Paralyzed at 17 for six month, Denisha Tate refused to accept the initial diagnosis because the condition stood in the way of her helping others embrace the power of joy. Guided by a deep sense of faith, her many years in leadership roles at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee have left a positive impact on a generation of youth in search of hope and their own best self.Read More
With a career that spans three decades in the music industry from a sound engineer to booking top artists for Summerfest, Doug Johnson is most proud of his other full-time job as being the father of adopted African-American twins. His holistic approach to life, persistence for social justice, and insightful parenting in action takes on racial issues with healthy and direct action. Johnson’s philosophy serves as an example beyond his living room and as a model to the segregated Milwaukee community for how to embrace and incorporate racial diversity.Read More
As a creative free-spirit who is loathe to be categorized for her artistic talent, Anja Notanja Sieger is best known for her poetry, storytelling, and performance therapy. With a passion for typewriters, the archaic machines symbolize her drive to create messages without the safety of an undo button, and her articulate fascination with the minutia of daily life brings an unacknowledged reality to light for the Milwaukee community.Read More
Video: From Iranian Revolution to 24-hour news cycleJul 21, 2017
In the immediate aftermath of
In the immediate aftermath of the fаtаl 2016 pоlіcе shооting of Phіlandо Castіle in a Minnesota suburb, there were heart-wrenching moments shared in the back of a pоlіcе car between Castіle’s girlfriend and her daughter.
The video released shows Dіamond Rеynolds with her four-year-old daughter. An emotional Rеynolds is heard shouting an expletive, and her daughter pleads with her to be quiet so that she won’t “get shооted.” Later, when Rеynolds says she wishes she could take her handcuffs off, her daughter again implores: “No, please don’t, I don’t want you to get shооted.”
These pain-filled words, “I Don’t Want You To Get Shооted”, of this four-year-old baby, is the theme for our Second Annual Black Lives Matter event at Alice’s Garden Urban Farm. Join us as we lift up community voices and concerns, as we all struggle to find our way through the, too-often, lack of justice and compassion in this nation for Black people.
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
2136 N 21st St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205
The perks of working downtown,
The perks of working downtown, and we know there are plenty, are about to get even better! Downtown Employee Appreciation Week is back to reward downtown Milwaukee’s dedicated workforce with a week of incentives! The fun-filled workweek features daily giveaways, Office Challenge Games presented by Refuge Café, employee discounts and much, much more. So round up your co-workers and join us on your next assignment.
July 31 (Monday) 11:45 am - August 4 (Friday) 1:00 pm CST
Red Arrow Park
920 N Water St Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202