Milwaukee Community Justice Council

Community Meeting of the Whole

A Meeting in the Community for the Community

The Milwaukee Community Justice Council Executive Committee hosts bi-monthly community Meetings of the Whole to discuss pertinent criminal justice system happenings, engage in two-way dialogue with community members and an opportunity for input into criminal justice policy priority-setting.  Community Meeting of the Whole agendas are set by the CJC Executive Committee, with community and CJC-member input. 

Please submit agenda items or topics for consideration here.

Upcoming Meetings - 2022


Date Time Agenda/Topic Materials
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 09:30am - 11:00am Agenda Presentation
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 09:30am - 11:00am Agenda  
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 09:30am - 11:00am    
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 09:30am - 11:00am    


Past CJC Public Meeting Presentations and Materials

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013






Wednesday, February 24, 2021

9:30 - 11:00 am


SJC Powerpoint

YJM Powerpoint

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

9:30 - 11:00 am



Wednesday, June 23, 2021

5:30 - 7:00 pm

"CJC Conversation with the Community"
Guest Speakers: Ret. Chief Justice Janine Geske and Ret. Federal Judge Charles Clevert
Breakout Rooms Facilitated by the Zeidler Group

Post-Event Report

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

9:30 - 11:00 am



Wednesday, October 27, 2021

9:30 - 11:00 am



December 9, 2020 - Meeting Canceled

October 28, 2020 - Livestream

August 26, 2020 - Livestream

June 11, 2020 - Livestream

February 26, 2020Agenda

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 -- Postponed due to COVID-19

December 2019 - Guest Presenter Dr. Don Stemen: An examination of racial equity in prosecutorial decision-making (Powerpoint) (Full Report)

October 2019 - MPD Public Facing Dashboards (live dashboards), (powerpoint presentation); Evictions in Milwaukee (live dashboards), (powerpoint presentation); Milwaukee Bar Association Services and Milwaukee Justice Center

August 2019 - ACLU Smart Justice Presentation

June 2019 - Agenda, MPD PowerPoint Presentation, OVP PowerPoint

April 2019 - Agenda, Public Allies Presentation, Homicide Review Commission, Circles of Support, Home to Stay

February 2019 - Agenda, Columbia Justice Lab Close to Home Presentation

December 2018 - Agenda

Milwaukee County's Early Interventions Program Presentation + Brochure

St. Anthony's Housing Development

August 2018 - Wisconsin Act 185 - Milwaukee County's "Project Rise"

PowerPoint Presentation - DHHS

Meeting Feedback Summary

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - Expungement

PowerPoint Presentation - Wisconsin Policy Forum

Wisconsin Policy Forum - A Fresh Start: Wisconsin’s Atypical Expungement Law and Options for Reform

April 2018 - Reentry Initiatives and Resources

Ken Gales, Reentry Coordinator, US Attorney's Office

Nick Ringger, Community Warehouse/Partners in Hope

Niel Thoreson, Regional Chief, Deparment of Community Corrections, WI Dept of Corrections

February 2018 - Presentation by (new) Interim Chief Alfonso Morales, Milwaukee Police Department

December 2017 - Presentation by Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt and the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Updates

MCSO PowerPointSafety and Justice Challenge PowerPoint​ (one-page handout)

October 2017 - Presentation by Senator Lena Taylor and Covering Wisconsin

August 2017 - Open Discussion on Criminal Justice Issues and Efforts in Milwaukee

June 2017 - Legislative Discussion with Youth Justice Milwaukee and Representative David Bowen

Powerpoint Presentation by YJMResources

April 2017 - Michael O'Hear - Sentencing

February 2017 - Coordinated Community Development Strategies - Community Developer's Alliance (Susan Lloyd)

Powerpoint PresentationCDA White PaperMKE United Fact SheetJS Article on Violence as a Public Health Issue

Greater Milwaukee Foundation Neighborhood Report (2016)


December 2016 - Milwaukee Municipal Court - Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday Pilot - Sheldyn Himle and Judge Phil Chavez

October 2016 - Milwaukee County House of Corrections - Jose Hernandez, Assistant Superintendent

August 2016 - Milwaukee Health Department - Office of Violence Prevention - Reggie Moore, Director

June 2016Ending Chronic Homelessness in Milwaukee County - James Mathy, Director, Milwaukee County Housing Division

April 2016MacArthur Foundation's Safety and Justice Challenge Award

February 2016 - Part 2 of 2: A Collaborative Response to Crime and Violence in the Community

Community Based Initatives - Trauma Response Team (presentation)


December 2015 - Part 1: A Collaborative Response to Crime and Violence in the Community

Presentation by Criminal Justice Leadership - Chief Edward Flynn, Milwaukee Police Department

September 2015 - Community Prosecution Unit

(Presentation) (CPU Contact Information)

July 2015 - MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge, Evidence-Based Decision-Making

Vera Institute Presentation

Presentation by Judge Kremers

January 2015 - Who Is In Wisconsin State Prisons? - Tony Streveler, Wisconsin Department of Corrections

(Flyer) (Presentation)


Milwaukee Community Justice Council


633 West Wisconsin Avenue - Suite 409, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203

Mandy Potapenko, Director

(414) 435-1250




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