Can You Hear Us Now? program members performed in their Man in the Mirror talent showcase earlier this month, speaking out against violence in the community. Like past shows, Man in the Mirror gave 30 young artists from multiple Clubs a voice in this important topic, encouraging them to spread their collective message of peace through fine arts.
More than 400 people attended the heartfelt Man in the Mirror show, which kicked off a safe summer of programming at Boys & Girls Clubs. Based on the Michael Jackson song of the same name, the event featured spoken word and dance performances as well as special video projects from our Club members, all while highlighting our partnerships with arts organizations in the community. Man in the Mirror was the third such project from our talented Can You Hear Us Now? program participants, as the talent show followed a hip-hop choreopoem performance last year and a documentary film the year prior.
More importantly, the sincere message of peace and healthy choices sung by our children was made loud and clear, as seen in the following media coverage of the event on CBS 58, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and Milwaukee Independent. We’re grateful to our many partners in the community for making this amazing performance happen!