Welcome to the Peaceful Presence virtual program on Day 13.
Ms. Lisa Jones
Executive Director & Lead Organizer, MICAH
Lisa Jones is the Executive Director and Lead Organizer at MICAH, Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope. She has been engaged in racial justice work at both her local Brown Deer United Methodist Church and in Metro Milwaukee as the Co-Chair of Rid Racism Milwaukee.
She has lobbied in Madison along with the ACLU and WISDOM on Mass Incarceration and appointed in 2017 by then common Council President Ashanti Hamilton to be a part of the Community Collaborative Committee to work on the Department of Justice report draft on the issues of police violence in Milwaukee.
She recently has been working with the parents in Greendale and other suburban areas for racial equity in the schools.
Lisa’s motto is if you want to see the change be the change, silence and inaction is not an option