A local leader in the campaign to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Wisconsin prisons said recently that its opponents must work together to hold the state Department of Corrections accountable for how it treats prisoners – “the people in their care.” Sarah Ferber, the Chippewa Valley organizer for JONAH/EXPO, added that “the use of solitary confinement […]
The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is the ECASD Homeless Program, which serves students and their families while they’re experiencing homelessness.
By Alexandra Arriaga and Dee J. Hall, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Waupun Correctional Institution inmate Cesar DeLeon said he has punched the wall until his fist is bloody during the 15 years in prison in which he has rotated in and out of solitary confinement. “I can’t understand why I have to do it,” […]
The Chippewa County Drug Court will be the focus of a May 2 program offered by the L.E. Phillips-Libertas Treatment Center of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. The presentation at the treatment center, 2301 County Highway I in Chippewa Falls, is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. It is free and open to the public, and […]
A three-part series of programs using films to examine the role of the press in a democratic society will kick off on Monday, April 24 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. All three of the “Journalism at the Movies” programs will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 102 of Hibbard Hall. The series is free and […]
The tension between maintaining a group’s cultural identity and becoming part of the larger United States society will be the focus of the 27th annual Culture Core event on Saturday (April 15) at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The program, “Siv Peb Lub Suab: Deconstructing the Dominant Narrative,” is scheduled to run from noon to […]