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Wisconsin Prison Issues -- WUWM Programs

WUWM Project Milwaukee series

Employment and Training Institute research:
"Wisconsin's Mass Incarceration of African American Males" (2013)
"Statewide Imprisonment of Black Men in Wisconsin" (2014)

WUWM Milwaukee public radio (89.7 FM) collaborated with MPTV on a six month Project Milwaukee special series on "Black Men in Prison" examining the causes and consequences of Wisconsin's high rate of black male incarceration. Partial list of programs below.

WHY IS WISCONSIN’S INCARCERATION RATE SO HIGH?

NATIONAL RESEARCH

POLICING AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

COMMUNITY IMPACT

RECOVERY AND SECOND CHANCE

SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY

community forum

WUWM and MPTV sponsored a community forum to explore solutions to Wisconsin's mass incarceration levels with over 400 religious leaders, parents of inmates, ex-offenders, students, community activists, and concerned residents.

Radio summary (5 min.) | audio recording (2 hr.) | MPTV televised highlights and discussion (27 min.)

community forum

Community forum sponsored by MPTV and WUWM at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum: panelists Rev. Willie Brisco, Rev. Mark Evans, Torre Jackson, and E. Michael McCann said jobs are the number one issue. (1 hr. 30 min.)

WUWM program

WUWM interviewed former inmates and families of present inmates for a "I am more than my record" special web project.

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