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Protecting Rights, Promoting Equity in MKE

In the 1940s, Milwaukee’s Black population grew rapidly as a result of jobs being created for the war industry and labor shortage. As the Black community expanded, conflicts with the white community followed, and then-Mayor John Bohn realized the city’s struggles and formed the Mayor’s Committee on Inter-Racial Relations, which evolved into the Equal Rights Commission (ERC). Today, the city faces challenges, and the ERC chair shares the commission’s commitment to combat discrimination and make Milwaukee a more inclusive city.

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Tony Snell

Tony Snell is an accomplished human rights advocate and serves as the chair of the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission. He also served as senior director for the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee, the host organization of the 2020 Democratic ... read more

Date: Mon, Nov 1

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 2:15-3:30pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Tony Snell

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:356

Note: In-person capacity: 38
Live-stream capacity: 300

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