Nanis was born and raised in Milwaukee. She is the youngest daughter of a single hard-working mother, a sister to two older brothers, and an aunt to over 10 young people. She is a mother to a wonderful daughter, Alis, and a partner to Amanda Avalos. Nanis has worked in different educational settings for over 20 years ranging from K5 through college age/young adulthood, working to connect marginalized folks to resources, community, and learning. She identifies as a social justice educator, working to create a liberated world for her loved ones to grow and flourish in. She has recently stepped into a new leadership position as the Executive Director of Public Allies Milwaukee and is excited to continue her journey of learning and growth.
- Nanis is a proud member of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority
- Public Allies is our first Corporate Partnership that features NPO Alumni and centers their engagement and advancement.
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