R.O.C. Wisconsin is an urgent call to our state to:
Restore communities that have been harmed by mass incarceration;
Restore families to wholeness and health;
Restore balance, fiscal discipline and humane priorities to our state’s criminal justice system;
Restore men and women back to the community who do not need to be incarcerated;
Restore people to health through increased treatment alternatives to incarceration, decreased use of solitary confinement, better support for those who return from jail or prison.
WISDOM is a statewide network of faith communities that works to promote the common good by building diverse communities and encouraging broad participation in the democratic process. WISDOM is a grassroots organization, comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, from about 160 congregations, of 19 different religious traditions. Besides criminal justice reform,WISDOM and its local organizations promote Immigrant Rights, Economic Justice, Health Care, Public Transportation, Workforce, Housing, and more.
Get Involved by contacting:
2821 N 4th Street Suite 217
Milwaukee WI 53212
Please Join Our Monthly Conference Call:
Old Law Parole & Compassionate Release Workgroup for ROC Wisconsin
Every 2nd Saturday of Each Month @ 8:30am
Call 605-468-8012, passcode 423950#
YES! (Youth Empowerment Seminar) is dedicated to helping youth & adults deal with their Anger & Stress in Healthy Ways! We are committed to helping ALL with a healthy body, a healthy mind and a healthy lifestyle. We do this by offering youth practical tools and life skills to manage stress and emotions. Our experiential curriculum includes stretching and exercise, targeted breathing techniques, life skills in conflict resolution, and life lessons on human values such as responsibility, respect, friendliness, kindness and cooperation. As students learn how to manage their stress in a healthy way, they exhibit greater confidence and motivation to succeed in school and make healthy choices when faced with life’s challenges. As adults learn these skills they find positive balance and uplift human values. Please join us to learn these life skills:
May 22, 23, 24, from 5-8pm Nightly (Must Attend All 3 Days)
Location: Journey House: 2120 W. Scott St.
Register Online to Reserve Your Spot:
Baron & Beverly Walker
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PO BOX 100495
Milwaukee WI. 53210
Baron L. Walker #182074
Oak Hill Correctional Facility
PO BOX 938
Oregon, WI 53575
Milwaukee 53206 tells the story of those affected by incarceration. Beverly Walker, Dennis Walton, Chad Wilson – each of their unique stories illustrate the high toll incarceration has taken on the hearts, souls and daily lives of so many Americans.
To find out more information about the documentary contact:
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The father's absence is an epidemic affecting every class and sector of American Society, prevalence and impact within American's urban communities is especially acute. At present twenty-four million, or 34 percent of America's children live in a household in which the biological father does not live. M.F.I has identified six key areas that have the most direct impact on men/fathers being involved, responsible and committed in the lives of their children: driver;s license recovery, child support debt reduction, media/public relations, education, men's health and summit.
For more information or assistance contact:
Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative
5003 W. Lisbon
Milwaukee WI 53210
Chad Wilson can be reached at:
[email protected] gmail.com
Dennis Walton can be reached at:
[email protected] gmail.com