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***News Release****

For Immediate Release

For more information contact
Robert Miranda @ 414-469-4182
rmiranda@wi.rr.com

Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) to Host Southside Lead-Free Water Town Hall Meeting

Milwaukee – Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) announces a South side town hall meeting set for Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), 2701 Chase Ave. Milwaukee, WI

“Since the creation of this coalition, FLAC has conducted extensive research and met with Milwaukee government and academic leaders in order to understand and grasp the complexities and seriousness of lead service lines affecting over 70,000 homes and businesses in Milwaukee”, said Robert Miranda, FLAC spokesperson.

The town hall meeting is open to the public.

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Come one, come all to the Freshwater for Life Action Coalition (FLAC) Town Hall meeting. Our city leaders are telling us Milwaukee water is safe. This is not entirely true. Join us to get the facts.

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Location: United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS), 2701 Chase Ave. Milwaukee, WI
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Presenters:

Welcome & Introduction of FLAC:
Mr. Rodney Washington
Environmental Activist

Moderating: Student Minister William Muhammad Justice or Else – Local Organizing Committee

Lead Service Lines/Water Quality:
Mr. Robert Miranda
Wisconsin Spanish Journal – FLAC Spokesperson

Lead & Human Health:
Ms. Laura Manriquez
S.A.F.E. Advocate

Blood lead levels:
Mr. Bob Graf
Peace Activist

Financing lead pipe removal:
Mr. Chris Johnson
KINGFISHmke

Next steps:
Rev. Willie Brisco
WISDOM

Public Q & A

Community Reporter

Lawrence is a small business owner, Marquette University graduate, and community reporter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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