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CDLRE 2014 Biennial Community Meeting


Opportunity & Freedom

Center for Driver’s License Recovery & Employability (CDLRE)
2014 Biennial Community Meeting
Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Downtown Campus
Friday, September 19, 2014

WATCH: The Impact of a Driver’s License (original video)
VIEW:  Overview of the CDLRE’s direct service,
educational advocacy, driver’s education, and communuty awareness work (PowerPoint presentation)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is a strong ally in advancing the CDLRE’s
mission to increase the number of licensed low-income drivers in Wisconsin.

Congratulations to State Senators Nikiya Harris Dodd, Jerry Petrowski, & Glenn Grothman, and  State Representatives Sandy Pasch & Garey Bies on receiving the Champion of Low-Income Drivers Award.

Previous awardees: State Senator Lena Taylor, State Representative Cory Mason, and
Former State Representative Tamara Grigsby


MATC Vice President & CDLRE Advisory Board Member Janice Falkenberg welcomes the group to MATC.

State Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd accepts her award.


Rev. Willie Brisco of MICAH talks about the importance of transportation options for people living in poverty.

Lois Quinn & John Pawasarat of the UWM Employment and Training Institute present startling statistics about the interrelationship of poverty, race, mass incarceration, & Failure to Pay Forfeiture (FPF) license suspensions.


State Representative-Elect David Bowen accepts Rep. Sandy Pasch’s award on her behalf & pledges to support changes that positively affect low-income drivers.

Retired Judge James A. Gramling, Jr. & State Senator Jerry Petrowski


CDLRE partners and supporters

Mistress of Ceremonies & CDLRE Advisory
Board Member Myra Edwards addresses supporters.





On October 13, 2014, CDLRE won the 2014 Greater Together Challenge with its proposal to restore universal driver’s education in Milwaukee!  More details about the proposal coming soon.

See our Proposal to Restore Universal Driver’s Education for Milwaukee Teens!