LEGAL REDRESS

 
Team Brainstorm

SOCIAL JUSTICE - LEGAL REDRESS

Since 1909, the NAACP has maintained a legendary legacy for fighting legal battles to win social justice for all Americans.

The Waukesha NAACP may provide legal information and assistance to concerned citizens, but does not provide legal advice or legal information via e-mail. For legal advice, you should consult a local attorney. 

To FILE A COMPLAINT with the Waukesha NAACP, click HERE!

UPCOMING TRAINNG
DATE: July 12, 2021
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 p.m. EST
LOCATION: ONLINE

REDISTRICTING, RACE, AND REPRESENTATION TRAINING -

 

Monday, July 12, 2021 @ 9AM EST.

 

NAACP is offering a FREE day of training on redistricting

 

The 2020 Census has concluded, and the process of redistricting at the congressional, state, and local levels has begun. Join us for a full day of training on redistricting, race, and representation to learn how we can be most effective in this critical moment.

 

Scheduled panelists include lawyers and senior staff from: CensusChannel LLC; The Law Offices of Carroll Rhodes; Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; NAACP Connecticut State Conference; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.; NAACP Texas State Conference; Southern Coalition for Social Justice; Texas Southern University; and Yale Law School.

 

Educational session will include: • Redistricting 101: The Basics of Redistricting • Drawing Lines to Protect One Person – One Vote • Gerrymandering • Litigating Claims Under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act • The Future of Redistricting

 

This program is OPEN TO EVERYONE. You do NOT need to be a lawyer to attend, but lawyers may receive up to FIVE (5) CLE CREDITS.

2020-21

COMPLAINTS 

Filed: 

To FILE A COMPLAINT with the Waukesha NAACP, click HERE!

* Discrimination in Policing } An African American resident believed that he was being harassed by the City of New Berlin Police.

RESOLUTION: 4/15/2021: This situation will be monitored by legal redress and housing.

* City of Waukesha | Discrimination in prosecution of traffic violations. 3/5/2021

RESOLUTION : Situation was mitigated.  NAACP shall continue to monitor this activity in Waukesha.

* County of Waukesha Sheriffs Department | Hiring of Officer Mensa. 2/19/2021.

RESOLUTION: Work with Sophia Waukesha to object to this individuals hiring. 

* City of Delafield | Decision to keep the Gadsden Flag on municipal property which has been used to symbolize racial intolerance. 2/8/2021

RESOLUTION:  5/31/2021: The executive committee will provide a letter to the City of Delafield objecting to the presentation of flag; and, the dog-whistling of racial hatred. 

* County of Waukesha District Attorney | Discrimination against African American defendants and excessive charging. 1/26/2021

RESOLUTION: Recommendation to file a claim of discrimination against the DA in the case with the Office of Lawyer Regulation 608 267 7274 or 877 315 6941 or olr.intake@wicourts.gov.