• Rep. Bowen to host Emergency Public Forum on Juvenile Corrections Reform

    May 27, 2016


    MILWAUKEE – Next week, Rep. David Bowen (D-Milwaukee) will host an emergency public forum

    on the juvenile corrections crisis facing Wisconsin. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 1

    at 3:30 p.m. at BEAM Academy, 3620 N 18th Street in Milwaukee’s highest incarcerated zip code.

    Partnering in this important event will be Reggie Moore, Executive Director of the City Of Milwaukee

    Office of Violence Prevention, Mark Mertens, Administrator of Milwaukee County Delinquency and

    Court Services, and stakeholders of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. Invited partners

    include Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White, Milwaukee Chief of Police Edward Flynn, and

    Wisconsin DOC Secretary Jon Litscher. Any entity involved in the juvenile justice system and helping

    our youth from reoffending is encouraged to attend or submit written testimony.

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