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5 Things to Know and Do This Week in Milwaukee: April 11-April 15

Karlies Kelley (left in blue) will lead a Latin dance workshop this week. (NNS file photo by Brittany Carloni)

It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please submit your news by click here.

1. Latin dance workshops: Tuesday April 12 and Wednesday April 13

Culture, pleasure and education come together in these Latin dance workshops led by Karlies Kelley, founder of the Panadanza Dance Company. Classes begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12 and 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at Latino Arts, located at 1028 S. 9th St. The cost is $8 per participant. Click here record.

2. Mental illness and our criminal justice system: Tuesday April 12

Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force, Disability Rights Wisconsin and Milwaukee Turners present the third session of “A Look Inside: Mental Illness and Our Criminal Justice System”. This panel discusses the planning and release process when a person with serious mental illness who has been incarcerated returns to the community. The chat takes place from 3-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 on Zoom. Register here.

3. Screening of the film “Latino Wisconsin”: Wednesday April 13

Check out “Latino Wisconsin,” the award-winning documentary on Latino history and meet director Georgia Pabst. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the UW-Milwaukee Union Fireside Lounge, located at 2200 E Kenwood Blvd. LILY: Documentary tells the story of ‘Latino Wisconsin’

4. Housing Resource Fair: Thursday April 14

If you’re a renter looking to buy a home or a landlord in need of repairs, stop by this housing resource fair hosted by the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative. The event will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at the Prince of Peace School, located at 1114 S. 25th St.

5. Ujamaa professional shower: Thursday April 14

Get tips on creating a business plan and learn from human resource experts and connect with financial advisors in this first of a three-part series for business owners. This session runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at the Ambition Center MKE, located at 530 E. Vienna Ave.

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