Artist and Creator of the Arizona MALCS Institute Logo
Silvia Rodriguez Vega is a community artist who was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and began doing theater for social change in the Phoenix area with Teatro Movimiento Ollin when she was 10 years old. Silvia is the founder of Teatro Nopalero, a street theater group that is committed to social and political empowerment of the community. Two summers ago she designed and coordinated activities for over 100 neighborhood youth at a local community center. Silvia graduated from Arizona State University with two degrees, one in Political Science and another in Transborder Chicana/o studies last May. She is now getting ready for her first semester at Harvard University this fall, where she will be pursuing her Masters in Arts in Education. Please help her obtain funding!!