Milwaukee Community Justice Council

Community Meeting of the Whole

A Meeting in the Community for the Community

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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

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

9:30am - 11:00am; Clinton Rose Senior Center

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

9:30am - 11:00am; Clinton Rose Senior Center

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

9:30am - 11:00am; Clinton Rose Senior Center

Past CJC Public Meeting Presentations and Materials

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

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 W Wisconsin Ave, Suite 406, Milwaukee, WI 53203

Mandy Potapenko, Director

414-276-8240 ext. 114




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