Alyssa Sileo’s artivist identity comes first and foremost in anything she carries out. She spearheads the international theatre advocacy initiative The Laramie Project Project, which fights for LGBTQ+ and minority visibility by honoring hate crime victims with worldwide performances of the acclaimed play. Alyssa is loves serving as the Public Relations Officer of Thespian Troupe 5480 and as a Youth Ambassador for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and Arts Ed Now.
*Note: This article was originally published on Pride Pocket prior to merging with MyUmbrella* Extra-curricular activities provide essential developmental opportunities for youth: socially, creatively, and even health-wise. Community service