Milwaukee Urban League Offers Free Drivers Ed Courses

By National Urban League
Published 12 PM EST, Sat Dec 14, 2019

The Milwaukee Urban League (Milwaukee, WI) is looking to help at least 303 people get their driver's license, free of charge.

It’s all through a program they’ve been operating for more than 20 years. Now, they’re pushing harder to get more people into the courses than ever before.

The monthly course is free to everyone who qualifies. That includes anyone enrolled in the State of Wisconsin’s Food Share Employment and Training (FSET) program. Drivers must also have no unpaid citations or fines.

“We need programs like this. We do,” said Douglas Harris.

Harris got his license through the four-day course over the summer. He finally got it after spending when his license expired when he was homeless.

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