Milwaukee, WI – Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24 is Denim Day.  Denim Day is an international day of awareness to call attention to sexual violence and end victim blaming.  April is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Mayor Barrett, along with other community and city leaders, will be holding a press conference in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and violence.

Visit for materials, a calendar of events, and more ideas on how you can get involved – #denimdaymke. Also, learn more about ongoing ways to end the violence in Milwaukee through the Blueprint for Peace at

 WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

               10:00 a.m.

WHO:   Reggie Moore, City of Milwaukee Health Department Office of Violence Prevention

  Mayor Tom Barrett, City of Milwaukee

  United States Congresswoman Gwen Moore

  Dr. Jeanette Kowalik, City of Milwaukee Health Department Health Commissioner

  Rosamaria Martinez, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

  Deborah Black, Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, Inc.

  Rafael Mercado, Team HAVOK

  Sharain Horn, Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services

  Amanda Yang, Hmong American Women’s Association

  Britny Helmrich, Youth Ambassador

WHERE:  Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

      1721 W. Canal Street

      Milwaukee, WI 53233

      Prosperity Room

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