On Friday February 24, 2017 MILWAUKEE 53206 was screened at the Louisville Black Church Studies Consultation Conference on Mass Incarceration and Restorative Justice. Over 100 faith leaders from across the country attended the 2 day conference.
Beverly Walker is the dedicated wife of Baron Walker, who has been incarcerated under Wisconsin’s old law for over 21-years. “He has been incarcerated longer than the time intended by his sentencing judge, he’s completed all of his court mandated and voluntary programs and paid his debt to society. Yet, why isn’t he home?”
At Marquette University’s Mission Week, Dr. William Welbern the Executive Director of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion at Marquette University moderated a discussion of the film.
On January 19th, 2017, the League of Women’s Voters of Wisconsin’s Whitewater area hosted a screening and discussion for over 70 people including: LMV members, 1st United Methodist Church, students, educators and city councilmembers.