By Claudia Delgadillo, Milwaukee Neighborhood Information ServicePhotography: Milwaukee Rep
In-front of any good guy appears a woman that is excellent.
If you do not think us, browse the 12 Milwaukee ladies being honored during Women’s History Month by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.
Each three females, that will be called “Milwaukee SHEroes, ” will likely be saluted through the run of this play, “Eclipsed. Week” The play centers on five extraordinary females and their stories of hope and resilience throughout the Civil that is liberian War.
The 12 SHEroes had been plumped for from a lot more than 100 nominations and had been honored in the night that is opening of play Friday, March 6.
This we feature Shayvon McCullum, founder of Secure Bridges; Kai Gardner, founder of Tables Across Borders; and Katie Avila Loughmiller, founder of Latinas Unidas En Las Artes, or LUNA week.
Whom: Shayvon McCullum
Just just What she does: McCullum was raised within the 53206 community, bouncing between numerous houses down and up Burleigh Street. She’s got worked in medical for 18 years. She’s got developed programs both for uninsured and under-insured clients. Performing three jobs at any moment, this woman is additionally the sole caregiver for two growing young ones.
Community engagement was a part that is major of life, and cooking and feeding those who work in need are her priorities.
Whom: Katie Avila Loughmiller
Just exactly exactly What she does: Avila Loughmiller can be an interdisciplinary social training musician whom explores her very own social complexity and feminine identification whilst also carrying out work that strengthens and builds community.
Avila Loughmiller is an artist-in-residence at Santa Fe Art Institute, Atlantic Center for the creative Arts, Little home Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Wildacres Residency Program and MKE LAX.