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We’re nominated for a MANDI Award!

March 19, 2015

The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) highlight the unsung heroes working hard to revitalize Milwaukee’s most distressed urban neighborhoods, and Express Yourself Milwaukee is thrilled to be among the nominees for 2015!…

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Vulnerable youths find paths to self-expression at EXYOMKE

March 18, 2015

Milwaukee’s Neighborhood News Service featured Express Yourself Milwaukee in an article that’s part of a series highlighting the 2015 MANDI nominees. It’s a nice overview of our work, and the article can be read…

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Express Yourself on Lake Effect!

March 6, 2015

What an honor it was for Lori Vance, our Co-Executive Director, to sit down with Bonnie North, one of the hosts of WUWM’s Lake Effect. Bonnie also spoke with poet and author Jimmy Santiago…

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Writing Workshop with Jimmy Santiago Baca

February 11, 2015

Express Yourself is pleased to announce a Writing Workshop with internationally-acclaimed, award-winning poet Jimmy Santiago Baca. Friday, March 6 – 10am to noon at Running Rebels, 1300A W. Fond du Lac Avenue This event…

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A Place to Stand – Oriental Theater March 5

February 9, 2015

A Place to Stand  |  Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Oriental Theater, 2230 N. Farwell Avenue Purchase tickets in advance. Tickets: $15; Students $10 with ID Presented in partnership with Bader Philanthropies, Inc…

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Express Yourself Milwaukee welcomes Jimmy Santiago Baca

February 7, 2015

Express Yourself Milwaukee, in partnership with Bader Philanthropies and Milwaukee Area Technical College Foundation, is pleased to welcome award-winning author and poet Jimmy Santiago Baca to Milwaukee March 3-6, 2015. A recipient of the…

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It’s the Express Yourself Open House – Friday, December 12

December 1, 2014

You’re invited to an evening of art making and celebration at the Express Yourself Studio. It’s a great opportunity to tour the studio, meet our artists and get a sneak-peek of our work-in-progress for…

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Daisy Bouman Steps Up to Co-Director of Express Yourself Milwaukee

October 20, 2014

We’re excited to announce that Daisy Bouman is stepping up to Co-Director where she’ll share her role with our founder, Lori Vance. Daisy joined us in 2004, and has since filled both artistic and…

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A Big Express Yourself Welcome to New Artistic Staff

October 10, 2014

We’re pleased to welcome six new artists to the Express Yourself Milwaukee team! Bringing fresh energy and talent to our artistic team are hip hop artist Adebisi Agoro, drummer Cecilio Negron Jr., and visual…

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Expanding Our Reach

September 30, 2014

We’re happy to announce that Barb Wesson has moved from our Artistic Team to our Leadership Team. Barb, a PhD candidate, will put her community health expertise to work in her new role as…

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