Cov koom haum los ntawm Cov Thawj Coj Igniting Transformation (LIT) thiab Cov Thawj Coj Dub Koom Haum rau Cov Zej Zog (BLOC) dai ib daim paib hais tias "Cov Neeg Pov Npav Txiav Txim" ntawm kev kho kom zoo nkauj Christmas ntawm Zeidler Union Square thaum muaj kev ua koob tsheej ntawm Joe Biden-Kamala Harris yeej hauv plawv nroog Milwaukee thaum Lub Kaum Ib Hlis. Hnub tim 7, 2020. Ua ntej lub Kaum Ib Hlis 8, 2022 kev xaiv tsa, cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee sab qaum teb thiab sab qab teb tau muab cov lus teb sib xyaw thaum nug seb lawv puas npaj yuav pov npav. (Anya van Wagtendonk / Wisconsin Saib)
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Koj puas yog hnub Tuesday?

Cov neeg nyob hauv uas tau nug cov lus nug no tau muab ntau cov lus teb rau qhov lawv yuav ua li cas hauv kev xaiv tsa no uas muaj kev sib tw los ntawm US senator thiab tus tswv xeev mus rau Milwaukee County tub ceev xwm.

Lub Kaum Ib Hlis 8 kev xaiv tsa kuj tseem yuav muab cov lus qhia txog lub xeev txoj kev taw qhia ntawm ntau lub ntsiab lus los ntawm kev yug me nyuam txoj cai thiab kev tiv thaiv kev ywj pheej rau kev lag luam thiab kev ua phem.

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service tau hu rau cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee sab qab teb thiab sab qaum teb, pom tias lawv tau sib cais ntawm lawv cov phiaj xwm pov npav. Ib txhia tau nquag ua cov phiaj xwm; qee cov lus nug txog qhov tseem ceeb ntawm kev pov npav; thiab lwm tus xav pov npav tab sis tsis tuaj yeem vim muaj kev cai lij choj. 

Cov uas hais tias lawv npaj yuav pov npav feem ntau ua li ntawd vim lawv pom tias nws yog ib qho tseem ceeb ntawm kev ua neeg paub thiab koom nrog.

Ntawm lawv yog Sean Bussey, 32, uas tau xam phaj nyob rau Sab Qab Teb Sab Qab Teb. Nws hais tias nws tsis yog ib txwm pov npav tab sis tam sim no pom tias nws yog nws txoj haujlwm pej xeem thiab lub ntsiab lus ntawm tus kheej txaus siab.

Bussey tau hais tias "Thaum kuv laus lawm, kuv pib qhia kuv tus kheej txog cov teeb meem nom tswv thiab pom tau tias tsis pov npav tsis yog qhov sawv cev ntawm kuv txoj kev ntseeg," Bussey tau hais.

Tsis tas li ntawm cov kev pov npav vim lawv pom tias nws yog qhov tsim nyog yog North Side tus neeg nyob hauv Anita Winston, tus sawv cev rau Cov Thawj Coj Dub Koom Haum rau Cov Zej Zog.

Winston tau hais tias "Cov neeg tau tawm tsam kom peb muaj peb txoj cai," "Kuv tau pom lub zog ntawm kev pov npav ntau xyoo."

Winston, 68, hais tias los ntawm kev ncaj ncees vaj tse taug kev mus rau kev sib ntaus sib tua rau cov nyiaj ua haujlwm ncaj ncees, txhua qhov kev vam meej uas tau ua los ntawm tib neeg txoj haujlwm thiab kev pov npav.

"Tsis muaj kev xaiv (tab sis) koom nrog kev nom kev tswv," said Gertrude Martin, 66, uas kuj ua haujlwm nrog Black Leaders Organizing for Community. "Kev nom kev tswv cuam tshuam rau txhua yam los ntawm kev siv sijhawm ntev npaum li cas kom tau txais koj cov thoob khib nyiab mus rau nyiaj txiag hauv koj tus menyuam lub tsev kawm ntawv."

Lwm tus tau npaj los pov npav rau kev xaiv tsa yav tom ntej tsuas yog vim nws yog ib yam uas lawv ib txwm ua.

Daniel Easter, 26, tau hais tias nws tsis tau pom dab tsi hauv daim ntawv xaiv tsa thiab npaj yuav tshawb nrhiav cov neeg sib tw sai sai, tab sis nws paub tias nws yuav pov npav vim nws raug tsa los ua.

"Kuv tau pov ntawv tawm suab txij li kuv muaj 18 xyoo. Kuv nco qab tias kuv niam tau coj peb mus xaiv tsa," Easter hais. "Nws tsuas yog qee yam kuv xav tias kuv yuav tsum ua."

Lwm cov neeg nyob hauv tau zoo dua los nug txog qhov cuam tshuam ntawm kev pov npav.

'Kev pov npav tsis yog qhov tseem ceeb rau kuv'

Dayona Rimmer, 20, tau hais tias nws mob siab txog ntau yam teeb meem hauv zej zog, suav nrog kev tsav tsheb tsis zoo, kev lag luam nyiaj txiag rau cov hluas, zaub mov suab puam hauv cov zej zog Dub thiab Brown thiab cov cai muaj menyuam yaus.

Txawm li cas los xij, nws tsis ntseeg tias cov neeg raug xaiv tsa muaj peev xwm, lossis txaus siab, los daws cov teeb meem no. Nws hais tias nws tso nws txoj kev ntseeg ntau dua rau cov neeg niaj hnub, cov koom haum tsis muaj txiaj ntsig thiab cov koom haum hauv zej zog kom coj cov kev hloov pauv uas nws xav pom.

"Kev pov npav tsis yog qhov tseem ceeb rau kuv," Rimmer hais. "Kuv tsis tab tom nrhiav rau cov neeg ua haujlwm raug xaiv los kho peb cov teeb meem," sau tseg tias nws tau pom cov neeg ua nom ua tswv tawm tswv yim los daws cov teeb meem uas nws mob siab txog, tsuas yog rov qab los thaum lub sijhawm kev xaiv tsa tom ntej no los daws cov teeb meem qub uas tsis tau daws teeb meem.

Lwm cov neeg nyob hauv North Side qhia nws txoj kev xav.

Jackie Burrell tau hais tias "Kuv yuav tsis mus pov npav kom txog thaum kuv ntsib ib tus neeg sib tw ntawm tus kheej," Jackie Burrell hais. "Vim tias los ntawm qhov chaw kuv sawv, nws tsis zoo li txhua yam hloov pauv txawm tias leej twg nyob hauv chaw ua haujlwm lossis peb coob leej tawm mus pov npav."

Tim Moore, 42, tus tswv lag luam, tau hais tias, "Kuv tsis ntseeg qhov ua tau zoo ntawm kev nom kev tswv. . . . Rau cov pib tshiab, nws xav tias rigged yog li kuv tsis ntseeg peb cov pov npav suav txhua. Thiab tsis muaj pob tshab hauv kev nom kev tswv. Txhua leej txhua tus yog dag. "

Moore tau hais tias nws xav tias tsom mus rau kev nom kev tswv tshem tawm ntawm kev siv zog hauv zej zog.

Nws tau hais tias "Raws li ua haujlwm ua ke thiab nrhiav kev hloov pauv rau peb tus kheej, peb tab tom tos ib daim ntawv," nws hais.

Txawm hais tias tsis pov npav nws tus kheej, Moore tau hais tias nws ua haujlwm hauv kev xaiv tsa thiab txhawb kom tib neeg tuaj koom yog tias lawv xaiv.

Ib txhia ntsib teeb meem kev cai lij choj

Tom qab ntawd muaj cov neeg nyob hauv xav pov npav rau lub lim tiam tom ntej tab sis yuav tsis yog vim muaj kev cai lij choj.

Emma Medrano, 45, nyob rau Sab Qab Teb Sab Hnub Tuaj, tam sim no tab tom kawm cov chav kawm rau nws qhov kev xeem pej xeem, uas yuav muaj tom qab kev xaiv tsa lub Kaum Ib Hlis. Txawm li cas los xij, thaum nws dhau los ua neeg xam xaj Asmeskas, nws npaj yuav pov npav.

Medrano tau hais tias "Kuv yuav pov npav yog tias kuv tuaj yeem ua tau, nws yuav tsum hloov pauv cov neeg saib xyuas yog tias peb tsis pom zoo nrog lawv," Medrano tau hais.

Iuscely Flores, 26, tau ua haujlwm rau ntau qhov kev xaiv tsa, thiab tam sim no ua haujlwm los ntawm Wisconsin Txoj Kev Sib Tw Sib Tw. Thaum nws tau khob ntau txhiab lub qhov rooj kom tawm mus pov npav, nws tus kheej tsis muaj ntaub ntawv, thiab yog li txwv tsis pub pov npav.

Txawm li cas los xij, Flores tau sau tseg tias qhov tsis sib xws ntawm kev xaiv tsa hauv zos muaj kev cuam tshuam ncaj qha rau cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee, tab sis lawv nyiam tsis nyiam tib yam li cov haiv neeg hauv tebchaws.

Flores tau hais tias "Kev xaiv tsa hauv zos muaj kev cuam tshuam ntau tshaj plaws, tab sis feem ntau cov neeg tawm suab qis tshaj," Flores tau hais.

Ib version ntawm zaj dab neeg no yog thawj zaug luam tawm los ntawm Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (ntawm wisconsinwatch.org) koom tes nrog Milwaukee Neighborhood News ServiceWisconsin Public Radio, PBS Wisconsin, lwm yam xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab UW-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm Kev Sau Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tsim, luam tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Lub Chaw tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam txog kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm nws cov koom tes.

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

Nrov dab neeg los ntawm Wisconsin Watch

PrincessSafiya Byers / Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

PrincessSafiya Byers yog Daim Ntawv Qhia rau Asmeskas cov koom haum ua haujlwm ua tus neeg ua haujlwm tshaj tawm xov xwm ntawm Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service qhov chaw nws suav nrog kev noj qab haus huv, kev lag luam tsawg, kev ntseeg, kev ua haujlwm, vaj tsev thiab kev thauj mus los. Ib tus neeg zoo siab hauv Milwaukee, Byers yog 2020 kawm tiav ntawm Marquette University. Nws tau ua haujlwm nrog Milwaukee Community Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, University of Wisconsin-Madison thiab Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Byers kuj tau tsim ib lub zej zog podcast thiab sau rau cov ntawv xov xwm hauv zej zog.

Sam Woods / Milwaukee Neighborhood News Servicereporter

Sam Woods yog ib tug neeg ua haujlwm tshaj tawm xov xwm rau Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, feem ntau hais txog kev kawm hauv Milwaukee. Tom qab tsiv mus rau Milwaukee, Sam tau ua tus saib xyuas Lub Nroog Xyoo ntawm South Division, ua raws li ib xyoos nrog Cov Phooj Ywg ntawm Ex Fabula. Sam tseem muaj keeb kwm yav dhau los hauv podcasting, thiab ua tus Thawj Coj ntawm Cov Ntsiab Lus ntawm Choj City podcast.