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Wednesday 7/10/24: unhoused people and the RNC, legal observers at RNC protests, MKE Outdoor Indoor Exchange

Today on Lake Effect, we learn how local organizations that support unhoused people plan to offer their services during the RNC. Then, we learn about an effort to recruit legal observers to attend and document protests next week. Plus, we visit the MKE Outdoor Indoor Exchange to learn about their second-hand business model.


  • Eric Collins-Dyke, deputy administrator of Milwaukee County Housing Services
  • Nick Tomaro, Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services & the Office of Emergency Management
  • Father Michael Bertram, director of Capuchin Community Services
  • Susan Lund, civil legal aid attorney
  • John Cameron, owner of the MKE Outdoor Indoor Exchange
  • Tea Krulos, local writer