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March 10      3:00-4:30    Dr. Margaret Rozga, Poet Laureate of Wisconsin

“Milwaukee’s Struggle for Fair Housing: The History and the Poetry”

(at First Congregational UCC, 131 N. Webster St. Port Washington, WI)

March 17      6:00-7:30      Bryan Johnson, Exec Dir Sacred Music,                                                                      Trinity UCC, Chicago

“The History and Worship of the African-American Church – in Word and Music”

(at Parkside Community UCC, 166 W Dekora St (Hwy 33 by the park), Saukville, WI)

March 24      3:00-4:30    Emilio de Torre, Dir Community Engagement,                                                                    ACLU of Wisconsin

“Our Youth, Our Future: Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System”

(at First Congregational UCC, 131 N. Webster St. Port Washington, WI)

March 31      3:00-4:30   Reggie Jackson, Head Griot,                                                                     America’s Black Holocaust Museum

“The Hidden Impacts of Segregation in Wisconsin: Why It Matters to Us All”

(at First Congregational UCC, 131 N. Webster St. Port Washington, WI)

April 7      3:00-4:30   Community Book Discussion

EVICTED by Matthew Desmond

(at First Congregational UCC, 131 N. Webster St. Port Washington, WI)

(Copies of the book will be available at prior events)



Also Available for viewing through March:

CROSSING THE LINE: photographs from the Fair Housing marches in Milwaukee, 1967-68 -–- An Exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society.  Click here for more info: https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS15090

                              at W.J. Niederkorn Library, 316 W. Grand Ave, Port Washington

A free-will offering will be accepted at each event on behalf of America’s Black Holocaust Museum and Grace UCC in Milwaukee – A Reception with the speaker will follow each event

Sponsored by Southeast Wisconsin Racial Justice Consortium, a partnership of the urban and ex-urban faith communities of Bethel-Bethany UCC, Milwaukee; Grace UCC, Milwaukee; First Congregational UCC, Port Washington; Parkside Community UCC, Saukville and Pilgrim UCC, Grafton.

Partial funding through a Catalyst Grant from the Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ, Our Church’s Wider Mission Fund.