GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (Green Bay and Sheboygan Campuses) will both be holding separate screenings for the film “Milwaukee 53206.”
UW-Green Bay will be showing a screening of the film as part of its slate of events for Black History Month. Presented by UW-Green Bay’s Social Justice Club, the screening will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Christie Theatre, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union, with discussion to follow. Light refreshments will be served. The screening at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the University Theatre with discussion to follow. Both of these events are free and open to the public.
“Milwaukee 53206” chronicles the lives of those residing within the zip code with the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. Through personal stories of three residents living in the 53206 zip code, this film examines how people live with the daily effects of mass incarceration. Learn more about the documentary.
About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.