CUSH celebrates victory for the homeless after a 12 year campaign: a tribute to the value of perseverance!

Kenosha News: Commission OK’s rezoning for homeless shelter!
Sandy Milligan CUSH past president reflects: The Struggle for a Permanent Homeless Shelter in Kenosha

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WISDOM Director keynotes important educational event 

We are proud to see our successful work on criminal justice reform recognized as State Director David Liners was a featured presenter at an important webinar, Unlocking Justice: Organizing to Address Mass Incarceration.  This webinar was part of the Unlocking Justice series on October 21, sponsored by our partners at The Sentencing Project.

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Reform Now Campaign:

1. A Broken Parole System, July 9, 2014
2. Failures in Revocations and GPS Monitoring, August 20, 2014

3. Solitary Confinement is Torture, October 1, 2014
4. TAD works. Treatment Alternatives and Diversions must be fully funded

WISDOM faith leaders from across the state call Governor Walker to take 5 Actions Required to Reform Now

Watch Tim Coursen’s video highlights:
“Old Law” Parole, July 9 in at the Capitol and Revocations and GPS Monitoring, August 20 at the Milwaukee Secure Detention Building
WISDOM to Gov. Walker, Solitary is Torture
An Open Letter to Corrections Secretary

 

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More photos from coverage by The Cap Times, Madison.

Press coverage from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Wisconsin State Journal.

 

Solitary Cell

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Help us make poverty one of the key issues in the upcoming election.  Sign on to our Faithful Citizenship Statement!

Having a family member in jail or prison is a huge risk factor for increased poverty.    The statement is drawn from the input of more than 150 diverse faith leaders in Wisconsin.  You can click above to sign or get a link to sign on electronically by sending a message to faithfulcitizenwi@gmail.com.  Use the statement in your conversations about the election. Invite your friends, family and fellow congregants to add their names as well. We will present these letters and signatures in October to those who wish to be elected in November.  Together we can make poverty a key issue of the upcoming election!
Faithful Citizenship Statement blurbDownload the Faithful Citizenship Statement and share it with your own networks.

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Review our August 20 Action on Revocations and GPS Monitoring:

Failures in Revocations and GPS Monitoring. WISDOM Brief 2

A Broken Parole System, WISDOM Brief 1

Why Revocations and GPS Monitoring?

What is the Reform Now Campaign?

An open letter to Governor Walker

An Open Letter to Corrections SecretaryPlay_Now_Button

MJS photo, Willie Close up, Jerry  afterlight

 

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