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JC LEGAL RESOURCES CENTER,INC.

CREATING A VOICE WHERE THERE IS SILENCE.

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All people are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights; among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; to secure these rights, governments are instituted, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. 
Wisconsin Constitution, Art. 1, Sec. 1. 

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PUBLIC HEARING
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF Milwaukee 
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HACM’S 2022 ANNUAL PLAN 

Date: Wed., Sept. 15, 2021

Time: 1:30 pm

Location: 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/690980213 


You can also join by calling in to 1-866-899-4679, Access Code: 690-980-213#.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN  2021

This 45-day Public Notice is hereby given that the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee will hold a public hearing for the 2022 Agency Plan, including the Capital Fund Plan for the purpose of receiving comments as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Interested persons are invited to submit their comments on The Housing Authority’s 2021 Agency Plan and Capital Fund Plan via email at communications@hacm.org or via mail to attention Mr. Willie Hines, Acting Secretary-Executive Director, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, P.O. Box 324, Milwaukee WI 53201. All comments must be received by Friday, September 10, 2021.  A draft of the revised Agency Plan will be available for review at www.hacm.org for a 45 day comment period: July 27, 2021 – September 10, 2021.

Please note that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through sign language interpreters or other auxiliary aids.  For additional information or assistance contact 414-286-5100 (voice) or 414-286-3504 (TDD). 

View a draft of HACM's 2022 Agency Plan.

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Gov. Evers Announces More Than $21 Million to Help Wisconsinites
Pay Overdue Utility Bills

More than 36,000 Wisconsinites will receive additional benefit from Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program...MORE>>

City of Madison Proposed Annual DBE Goals for Federal Transit Authority (FTA) Funded Contracts for October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2024 & Request for Report Feedback and Evidence of Ongoing Discrimination

Public Notice

 

This memorandum communicates the department’s preliminary calculations report outlining the proposed Triennial Disadvantaged Business Enterprise [DBE] Participation Goal for The City of Madison contracts funded with federal dollars to be executed in federal fiscal years 2022, 2023, and 2024. This DBE Goal Proposal is presented to the public for review, comment, and the addition of evidence or data documenting the ongoing effects of discrimination in The City of Madison’s contracting environment.

This DBE Goal percentage is calculated to reflect the relative availability of Wisconsin’s DBE certified firms and DBE certification-eligible firms who specialize in transportation-related work types.

 

City of Madison’s projected DBE goal calculation is 5.66% for October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2024.

 

We strongly encourage you to review our proposal and submit any evidence of ongoing discrimination in the City of Madison contract administration activities during this public review period. The report is attached to this email or can be viewed online at: https://www.cityofmadison.com/civil-rights/documents/FFY2022- 2024%20Overall%20DBE%20Goal%20Submission%20City%20of%20Madison.pdf

According to the USDOT’s guidance on DBE program implementation, The City of Madison must provide opportunity for your feedback and evidence which may include:

  • Comments on this report, methodology, proposed goals, and the City of Madison’s contracting practices

  • Documentation of the effects of discrimination in financial markets

  • Any data relevant to DBEs’ ability or opportunity to participate on contracts

 

If you have evidence that we should include with this report, please submit it via email by July 29, 2021 to:

Norman Davis

dcr@cityofmadison.com

608-266-4910

Ascension Wisconsin is now vaccinating any eligible person, regardless of health system affiliation.

 

Signup on their website: http://ascn.io/6188HaTLi

Details: 

  • Appointments are scheduled in advance. No walk-in vaccinations are available at this time. Please check the scheduling link often as new appointment times are added on a weekly basis.

  • For more information on COVID-19 vaccines through Ascension Wisconsin, please visit: https://healthcare.ascension.org/COVID-19/Covid-Vaccine.

  • Open to the public for those age 18 and older.

  • For patients aged 16-17, individuals are asked to schedule directly through an Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin provider. 

Ascension Wisconsin encourages everyone who is eligible, to get their COVID-19 vaccine when it’s available to help protect not just themselves, but also their loved ones, friends and neighbors.

Racial Equity Statement
JC Legal Resources Center, Inc. | Milwaukee, WI

Our mission is to preserve the independence, hope and dignity of the low-income and at-risk people we serve. This can only be accomplished by calling attention and objecting to the many obstacles that are in place for communities of color.  Our clients, staff, volunteers and supporters know that we are committed to face this challenge. In doing so, we listen to our community, oppose racism, and promote a fair and just legal system for all. Our mission has brought us to fight against inequities from denial of fair economic opportunities to health disparities and more. We remain committed to justice through high-quality legal research services, education, and community partnerships. Today we commit to courageous conversations and training on racism in our community outreach.  JC Legal Resources Center, INC is dedicated to promoting equality, racial equity and access to justice.

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Fall 2021

JC Legal Resources Center, INC supports community organizations who are creating positive change in their neighborhood.  

Starting in the Fall 2021, we will begin to highlight individuals and groups of individuals who are showing good citizenship in 53206. 

STAY TUNED. 

JC Legal Resources Center, INC engages local residents, businesses and community leaders to facilitate economic growth in 53206. Learn more about our four point strategy:  

Education

To nurture, educate, train and develop the community. 

Ombuds

Implement policy that resolves conflicts on an informal level.  

Engage

Dedicated to low-bono and non-profit service and resources.

Advocate

Promote and highlight life-giving behaviors of the local community.

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​(an organization described in subsection (c)(3) and (a), 26 U.S. Code § 501)