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Location: Urban Underground, 4850 W. Fond du Lac Avenue
Join the movement to improve our juvenile justice system. The next Youth Justice Milwaukee coalition meeting will be held on Thursday, July 12, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Urban Underground, 4850 W. Fond du Lac Avenue. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Salvation Army, 1645 N. 25th Street
The 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project and Safe & Sound are presenting the 53206-focused Pulling Together for Peace and Solutions 2017 on Saturday, July 15.
The July 15 event will feature a town hall with appearances from three Milwaukee Common Council members who represent the 53206 zip code: Alderwoman Milele Coggs, Alderman Khalif Rainey, and Alderman Russell Stamper II.
From there, solution-oriented breakout sessions will be offered:
- Health care: physical and mental
- Employment: training, readiness, opportunities
- Housing: renting, owning
- Safety: neighborhood, proper reporting
“We wanted to create an event that allows residents to develop their own solutions to the issues facing the 53206 community,” said Rashidah Butler, the 53206 Drug-Free Communities Project Coordinator. “We also want local leaders to hear from their constituents and offer their insights. This truly is a collaborative effort to make real, positive change in our community.”