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Democratic National Convention Committee to host three 'community conversations' this week

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Posted at 9:03 PM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 22:04:15-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) will host three community conversations this week to update the public on the 2020 Democratic National Convention in July.

The meetings, which will be held downtown, on the south side, and on the north side, will give members of the community the latest information on planning for the DNC and ways to get involved.

The 2020 Democratic National Convention Community Conversations will take place:

Downtown – Tuesday, February 25 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

  • Milwaukee Area Technical College – Cooley Theater (2nd Floor), 1015 N 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53233
  • Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

South Side – Wednesday, February 26 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

  • Journey House – Gymnasium, 2110 W Scott St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
  • Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

North Side – Thursday, February 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 3456 N 38th St, Milwaukee, WI 53216
  • Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

"Hosting the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee presents a significant opportunity for local businesses," said Lafayette Crump, Deputy Chief of Staff and Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee. "The 50,000 visitors coming into town for the convention will need services of all types, and it's critical that local business owners know not just that they can get involved, but how they can get involved."

The Democratic National Convention will take place in Milwaukee from July 13-16.

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