Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Common Council Approves Cabrera's Appointment To Milwaukee Fire And Police Commission

 Marisabel Cabrera

Cabrera was approved to the Fire and Police Commission by the Milwaukee Common Council with a 14 to 1 vote.

By H. Nelson Goodson
July 30, 2013

Milwaukee, WI - On Tuesday, Carmen Cabrera, a well known Hispanic community activist confirmed to Hispanic News Network U.S.A. (HNNUSA) that last week Tuesday, the Milwaukee Common Council voted 14 to 1 to approve the appointment of Attorney Marisabel Cabrera to the Fire and Police Commission.
Alderman Robert "Bob" Donovan was the only Council member that voted "No" while 14 other Common Council members voted to appoint Marisabel to the Fire and Police Commission. Last Thursday, she was sworn in as a Fire and Police Commissioner.
Carmen stated, "The appointment of Fire and Police Commissioner Marisabel is a great pride to our family and community. She will bring a perspective to the Commission drawing from her community involvement tempered with her legal background.
Marisabel will no doubt be a great role model for those other Latinas seeking to serve their community as well."
Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Marisabel to the Fire and Police Commission, but the Common Council had to approve the appointment.
Marisabel, is an immigration attorney, a Board member for the Council for the Spanish Speaking, also a member of Voces de la Frontera and American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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