Join us for this important event as we come to gether to unite and heal. Speakers will include community, faith and labor leaders as well as elected officials.
Where: City Hall Courtyard, 200 E. Wells, Milwaukee, WI
When: 6-7:30pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Mayor Tom Barrett, City of Milwaukee
Representative Gwen Moore, United States House of Representatives
Bishop Paul Erickson, Greater Milwaukee Synod, ECLA
Bishop Jeffrey Haines, Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Rev. Walter Lanier, Pastor, Progressive Baptist Church
Rev. Kevin Stewart, Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee
Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, Sr. Minister, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
Rev. Marilyn Miller, President, Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope
Reggie Moore, Director, Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention
Pam Fendt, President, Milwaukee Area Labor Council
Jeri Bonavia, Executive Director, Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort
Brooke Shawver, Organizer, Moms Demand Action & Khary Penebaker, Survivor, EFGS
Linnea Stanton, Midwest Regional Director, March for Our Lives Wisconsin
Tracy Dent, President, Milwaukee Coalition Against Hate
Ahmed Quereshi, Past President, Islamic Society of Milwaukee
Pardeep Kaleka, Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
Darryl Morin, President, Forward Latino
The 80% Coalition is non-partisan and is comprised of advocacy, business, education, faith-based, professional and service organizations committed to pushing back against hate and urging our legislators at the state and federal levels to condemn domestic terrorism and pass commonsense firearm reform legislation.
Advanced Wireless, Inc., Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Brady: United Against Gun Violence, Community Coalition for Quality Policing, Crusaders of Justicia, Doctors for America, The Rt. Rev. Steven Andrew Miller, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, Felmers Chaney Advocacy Board, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, Forward Latino, Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA, Hours Against Hate, Islamic Society of Milwaukee, JCRC - Milwaukee Jewish Federation, League of United Latin American Citizens Wisconsin, March for Our Lives MKE, March For Our Lives Wisconsin, Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition, Mom's Demand Action - Wisconsin, NAACP - Milwaukee Branch, Wisconsin State NAACP Conference of Branches, NAMI Dane County, NAMI Wisconsin, National Council of Jewish Women - MIlwaukee, Serve 2 Unite, UMOS & Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort (WAVE).
Pass a resolution condemning hate and domestic terrorism including those in Gilroy, California and El Paso, Texas.
Pass legislation that extends the current background check requirement to include any sale or transfer of firearms at gun shows, online or from an individual.
Pass legislation that allows law enforcement or a family member to petition the court if they believe an individual with a firearm is a danger to themselves and/or to others and if the threat is found to be credible, empower law enforcement to retrieve the firearm(s) until the threat is no longer.
Call your legislators today and demand action on our legislative priorities!
Rev. Paul Erickson, Bishop, Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA remarks on gun safety and faith.
Heidi Rose, Program Director, Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort shares the facts on gun safety.