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Sunday, August 13, 2017

SHOW 32 - Free Press, Net Neutrality, Team Internet & Sherman Park $2 Million Initiative

LISTEN TO SHOW 32
SUNDAY, August 13, 2017

CITY-WIDE Milwaukee || Public Policy w/Mary Glass & 

Company Show 32 shared a theme of:  
  • Free Press
  • Net Neutrality
  • Team Internet 
  • Sherman Park $2 Million MERI Initiative
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Free Press
Mary Alice Crim, National Field Director & Organizer, Free Press, was the special guest for Public Policy w/Mary Glass & Company, Friday, August 11, 2017, Show 32.

Theme:  Free Press, Net Neutrality, Net Internet & Sherman Park $2 Million MERI Initiative.  

Crim shared her reasons for being a staff member of Free Press and the background of Free Press, the well-known national media reform organization formed in 2003.  

She talked about Net Neutrality initiatives of Free Press and complimented Glass on the scheduled August 17, 2017, launching of "Team Internet MKE". 

Free Press was formed with the leadership of Robert McChesney (Professor, Southern Il University-Urbana Champaign; IL), John Nichols (Editor, Capitol Times; WI) and Josh Silver (Founder, Represent.us; MA).

Team Internet
Sponsors
Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC
Public Policy w/Mary Glass & Company
INDIVISIBLE - Milwaukee (The Hub) will kick-off 
"Team Internet MKE"

Date
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Time
2:30pm - 4:30pm

Place
East Library
2320 N. Cramer
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Announcement

MPA LLC Internship Program
Milwaukee Professionals Association LLC introduced to the audience the first Intern - BRIA SMITH, Sophmore, 16 years of age, the 2017 Ms. Juneteenth.  She will work to improve her skills in Communication for Public Policy w/Mary Glass & Company.   Her training will be as a Generalist to give her a broad-based opportunity.

Ms. Dawn & Youth Planting - Heritage Garden, 8th & Concordia
Dawn to Dusk Forever Community Garden

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Open Mike
Commentator Dawn Powell, Dawn to Dusk Forever Community Garden reminded the audience of her continued outreach to youth and young adults at Heritage Garden earlier on Friday with planting in the garden at 8th & Concordia.



Planting tips for the radio audience were for NOW planting during August, i.e., radish, spinach, kale, carrots,  and lettuce seeds.


Above:  BID 39 Outreach to neighborhood
Below:  Tia Richardson, Sherman Park Rising Mural 

Rickey Potts, Chair - BID 39, Center Street, provided the food and refreshments for Artist, Tia Richardson, "Sherman Park Rising Mural".  

Mr. Potts shared four (4) strategic points he, the Board and Jennifer Potts, Executive Director, is working to improve quality of life and economic development in the many contiguous neighborhoods of the Sherman Park area.  They include:
  • Removal of the brand "High-Intensity Drug Neighborhood" by government officials.
  • 100-Business leadership.
  • Sustainable Jobs with gainful employment. 
  • Continued outreach to members of the neighborhood for fellowship, i.e., Center Street Mural and BID 39 Meet n Greet.
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Sherman Park $2 Million MERI Initiative
Host Glass provided the third segment of Open Mike.  

She started a weekly update of the Sherman Park MERI/Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative.  

This is the city of Milwaukee $2 million dollar funding through WI Department of Justice and Volkswagen.

TAKE A LISTEN here.  Click, the Show starts at 40 seconds.




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