Dozens filled the Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum Thursday night looking for solutions to an issue plaguing Milwaukee.
Some shared stories, while other shed tears over the impact of domestic violence.
“We need to be speaking about this issue in every corner of our community,” said President of Sojourner Family Peace Center, Carmen Pitre. “As business leaders, as preachers, as teachers, as neighbors, as colleagues, we need to be looking for our role.”
“Although there are many groups on the front lines doing great work, there’s always more that we can do,” said Director of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention, Reggie Moore. “Agencies are seeing people who are accessing these resources, based on what has happened in our community in recent weeks, where people are recognizing ‘maybe I won’t survive another day unless I get help.'”
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