Dom Portis

Dom Portis

Milwaukee

Community School Coordinator, Bradley Tech & Trade High School

An urban culture connoisseur and youth advocate by trade, Dom Portis is a native and lifelong resident of Milwaukee, WI. Dom has the privilege of holding the title of Community School Coordinator at Bradley Tech & Trade High School in the Milwaukee Public Schools district as part of the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership. The Community Schools model is a transformational strategy that believes in the implementation of Shared Leadership, Equity, and Cultural Relevance into not only the classroom; but the daily operations and functions of the school building.

In addition, Dom has a passion for the blending of media and creative arts to form innovative ways to document legacy. In 2016 Dom launched CULTURED SECT, a multi-faceted entertainment and media company that is driven to champion the narratives of urban culture. Under that umbrella, Dom serves as producer and host of HUSTLE RESPONSIBLY, a weekly radio program that airs on 104.1FM in Milwaukee.

At Bradley Tech, Dom oversees two student leadership initiatives, the Black & Latino Male Achievement Male mentoring group focuses on character and leadership development using 12 Guiding principles. LEADERS IGNITING TRANSFORMATION, a student leadership group that focuses on leadership development from a community organizing and youth advocacy lens.

Dom studied Community Education & Engagement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.