Far from the American Dream: Milwaukee's Fair and Affordable Housing Crisis The 2017 Milwaukee Summit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Milwaukee. The summit focused on current housing issues and reforms in Milwaukee and across the region. The Milwaukee Summit is sponsored by UWM Urban Studies Programs, the Henry W. Maier Fund, the Center for Economic Development and the College of Letters and Science at UWM. The 2017 panel included: -James Mathy, Milwaukee County Housing Division -Raphael Ramos, Legal Action Eviction Defense Project -Kori Schneider Peragine, Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council -Arijit Sen, UWM Architecture and Urban Studies Programs -Rebecca Stoner, ACTS Housing Moderated by: Joel Rast, associate professor and director of UWM Urban Studies Learn more about the Milwaukee Summit: https://uwm.edu/urban-studies/henry-w-maier-state-of-milwaukee-summit/ Get more UWM: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWMilwaukee/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uwmilwaukee/ Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/uwmilwaukee Twitter: https://twitter.com/uwm YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/uwmnews
[Original Airdate: April 4, 2016] Mike Gousha, Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette Law School, talks with Urban Sociologist Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. Professor Desmond is the author of "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City." His experience as principal investigator for the Milwaukee Area Renters Study, which looked at eviction and the urban poor, served as the foundation for the book. Desmond will also discuss issues of poverty, inequality and housing policy in large American cities.
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[Original Airdate: April 19, 2018] This one-hour special is a follow up to "Lead and Our Health" from a year ago, looking at what's changed in a year when it comes to Milwaukee's public health issue of lead in our water, paint, and soil. This program was produced at St. Anthony's School on Milwaukee's south side, an area that has a higher density of lead due to older housing stock and lead laterals. The program highlights areas of concern, as well as solutions to helping keep children and families safe from lead poisoning. A panel of health and environmental professionals focus on advocacy for quicker solutions to lead abatement in Milwaukee and surrounding older suburbs.
[Original Airdate: July 24, 2015] Guest Moderator Mark Siegrist joins panelists Denise Callaway, Kevin Fischer, Gerard Randall, and Avi Lank. The first topic centers on the Wisconsin State Court of Appeals ruling to reinstate required residency for City of Milwaukee employees. Next, Rick Horowitz comments on the arrest and death of Sandra Bland. Following that the panel discusses Governor Walker and other Republican leaders request for new oversight into Wisconsin elections, campaign finance and ethics. Then, the topic switches to Walkers discussion to arm the Wisconsin National Guard in response to last week’s fatal shootings of five U.S. military personnel in Chattanooga, TN. Finally, the panel looks at the new urban legend of a lion roaming the streets of Milwaukee.
Dozens came to honor and remember the victims of the Las Vegas shootings on Beverly commons. WBZ-TV's Chantee Lans reports.
Kori Schneider Peragine of Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council presents at the 2017 Milwaukee Summit. The theme, "Far from the American Dream: Milwaukee’s Fair and Affordable Housing Crisis", commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Milwaukee. The summit focused on current housing issues and reforms in Milwaukee and across the region. The Milwaukee Summit is sponsored by UWM Urban Studies Programs, the Henry W. Maier Fund, the Center for Economic Development and the College of Letters and Science at UWM.
[Original Airdate: October 6, 2016] The Making of Milwaukee: The Next Chapter celebrates the tenth anniversary of the history-making television series. It begins where the series ended. The new segment updates some of what has happened in Milwaukee since 2006. It looks at business, technology, sports, economics, politics, social issues, and of course, its people.
The Bells Angels of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Wauwatosa, WI plays "The Passion Prophecy" by Cathy Moklebust at their BELLISSIMO handbell concert on May 31, 2013. John R. Paradowski - Director.