JUNE 1, 2016 ALD. ASHANTI HAMILTON
COMMON COUNCIL PRESIDENT ASHANTI HAMILTON, Public Safety Committee chair ALDERMAN BOB DONOVAN and nine of their Common Council colleagues
will unveil a multi-pronged approach to address Milwaukee’s violence epidemic at a news conference on THURSDAY, JUNE 2 AT 1:00 P.M. in the
City Hall Common Council antechamber.
“Too often in the city’s approach to addressing crime and violence, the discussion has been framed as a conflict between city leadership, police
and the community,” President Hamilton said. “In reality, that conflict doesn’t have to exist. On Thursday, members of the council will come
together as a unified front to lay out a multi-pronged approach that engages city leaders, police and community members in stopping the
“Concrete steps need to be taken now to ensure that the city’s crime wave doesn’t reach a new high water mark,” Alderman Donovan said.
“Working together with President Hamilton’s office, I believe that we as a council can step in to fill the leadership void in addressing violent
Other council members at the news conference will include ALDS. MILELE A. COGGS, JIM BOHL, TONY ZIELINSKI, MARK A. BORKOWSKI, RUSSELL W.
STAMPER II, JOSÉ G. PÉREZ, CAVALIER JOHNSON, CHANTIA LEWIS AND KHALIF J. RAINEY.
WHAT: COMMON COUNCIL NEWS CONFERENCE
WHEN: THURSDAY, JUNE 2 AT 1:00 P.M.
WHERE: 3RD FLOOR COMMON COUNCIL ANTECHAMBER
CITY HALL, 200 E. WELLS ST.