Events

Upcoming Events

 
If you are interested in organizing with us and are unable to make a specific event, please contact us by email or facebook message, and we will put you in touch with local organizers for a particular campaign who can followup with you. Wherever there is exploitation let’s grind it to a halt.
 

Past Events

 
Friday, December 2, 7:00-8:00 PM
Solidarity Network Meeting

The Solidarity Network supports short-term, winnable, direct action fights against abusive bosses and landlords. There’s a lot of ways to be involved in this effort, including postering, meeting one-on-one with people, research and confrontation with people in power. The meeting is at Casa Maria, Harmony House 1149 N 21st street. SolNet meetings occur weekly at this time and location
More information about Solidarity Networks

Saturday, December 3, 1:00-2:30 PM
Criminalization of Poverty and Homelessness in Milwaukee

Agenda items include opposing the “Keep the Change” campaign, raising money for supplies for vulnerable indiviuals, and building power to challenge the root causes of poverty. This meets at the large meeting room of the Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home
Facebook page for this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1396271603725571/

Sunday, December 4, 2:00-4:00 PM
Building a Phone Tree

At Zablocki Library large meeting room (3501 W. Okalahoma) there will be training for building a phone tree. 2:00-2:30 PM will be an introduction to the General Defense Committee, a working group of the Milwaukee IWW that acts for working-class defense and people power. 2:30-3:30 will have a call in from Lee, a member of the Seattle Solidarity Network with 8 years of experience in making functioning phone trees for direct action campaigns against landlords and bosses. Lee will talk about Seattle Solidarity Network’s pattern of organizing, and answer questions we have. 3:30-4:00 will talk more about what the General Defense Committee is currently planning, brainstorm other activities, and discuss next steps for people to plug into.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/217017272068092/
Form to connect to General Defense Committee’s rapid response network:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15gOur6SLRGE-WCq0TnqXLK6Ul17QQ7uO3PE0YVYbvK4/

Monday December 5, 6:00-7:30 PM
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee

At the Center Street Library large meeting room (2727 W. Fon Du Lac Ave) there will be an IWOC event. Part 1 is an introduction and update to prisoner organizing happening in Wisconsin. Part 2 will be mass mailings and writing personal letters of support to incarcerated workers. Food and beverages will be provided. IWOC info/writing events will occur ever two weeks, on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, same time and location.
Facebook page for the next event located here: https://www.facebook.com/events/328064247549309/
More information about IWOC here: https://iwoc.noblogs.org/about/
Survey form to help the work along for prisoner support in Wisconsin, please take a moment to fill this out: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1jIToClitl8JErcqDRPNdOB_FY2jwgXlNncV8nVI_81E/

December 13, 6 PM
Opposing Milo Yiannopoulos

Far-right figure Milo Yiannopoulos will be speaking his hate-filled message at UW-Milwaukee. Join us in opposing him outside Kenwood Blvd.
More information about the protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/1246557298748782/
More information about the person: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milo_Yiannopoulos

January 14, Saturday, 12 PM-4 PM
Picket Training

Involves discussion, presentation and role-playing that builds winnable tactics, developed out of experience by Minnesota IWW. This will be in the large meeting room of the Zablocki Library,
Fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1117924558302765/