Jeanette Arellano, an alum of UWM’s ArtsECO program, has been receiving recognition for using art in her classroom to make a difference in the Milwaukee community.
Recently, the National Education Association award Arellano with their César Chávez Acción y Compromiso Human and Civil Rights Award. The award acknowledges her for embodying the spirit of César Chávez and making “noble contributions to the labor movement through commitment, action, negotiation, and art.”
Arellano came to UWM as a post-baccalaureate art education student taking part in the ArtsECO program, which supports teachers in integrating the arts into their classrooms. She found a diverse cohort of teachers through the program that assisted her through scholastic and community involvement.
Read more about Jeanette Arellano’s story on UWM Report.