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LULAC of Wisconsin to Honor NAACP Milwaukee Branch at 90th Annual LULAC National Convention

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LULAC of Wisconsin has announced that they will present the NAACP Milwaukee Branch with the “Partner in Change” Award at the 90th Annual LULAC National Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee July 10-13.

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of Milwaukee is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

“During the Wisconsin Celebration we will be featuring Wisconsin’s numerous accomplishments in Milwaukee and around our great state,” says Eileen Figueroa, president of LULAC Council 340 and state director of LULAC Wisconsin, in a statement. “As the NAACP-Milwaukee Branch was a charter member of the Community Coalition for Quality Policing (CC4QP), the branch will receive an award with other charter members for the impactful change our partnership has had on the City of Milwaukee.”

The award will be presented on Wednesday, July 10, 6 p.m. at Potawatomi Casino.

The mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

Madison365 is a media partner with LULAC for the 90th Annual LULAC National Convention and Exposition July 10-13 at the Wisconsin Convention Center in downtown Milwaukee.

The 2019 National Convention co-chairs are Lupe Martinez, president and CEO of United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS); State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and Dr. Arturo Martinez, Associate Dean for MATC.