City of Cudahy declares racism a public health crisis
CUDAHY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The City of Cudahy has approved a measure declaring racism a public health crisis.
"This is a testament to all the hard work and effort that everyone who has been marching for change can point to as a tangible policy initiative that they have helped institute," said Cudahy Common Council President Justin Moralez.
The Common Council passed the resolution Tuesday night, June 23, by a vote of 3-1.
Cudahy joins Madison and Appleton as the only cities in the state to formally declare racism a public health crisis.
Milwaukee County passed a similar resolution last year.