On Thursday, February 11, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. MICAH “We Rise” will offer a lively virtual version of its annual Black History Celebration. Honoring the past by celebrating the present, this year’s theme is “Building a Healthy Community,” and will feature Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Aronica Williams as the keynote speaker. There will also be a reading by Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton, along with music, visual art, praise dancing and remarks by MICAH leaders. Lisa Jones, lead organizer, will outline MICAH’s goals for the year.
The cost of this event is $20 and open to the public. To register visit https://secure.everyaction.com/GIbiG_vsRU-CHd-N_eSvrQ2. You can also call 414- 264-0805, or visit our website at micahmke.org. for more information and to register.
About MICAH: Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), a multi-racial, interfaith grassroots organization has a strong and vital history in Milwaukee, with 32 years of dedicated interfaith and 39 multi-racial community members rising up, together, to confront the most pressing social justice issues in our community through a strategy of congregation-based organizing. Core teams and task forces work on specific justice issues including: high central city unemployment; mass incarceration; voter suppression, unjust immigration policies; inadequate transit service; and education inequity.