The Hollomans are actively engaged community leaders, known for their philanthropic efforts in establishing the Center for Social Justice at the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio. In 2018, they founded the 7 Principles Foundation, which provides grants to nonprofits specializing in childhood development, adult job-readiness training and social equity. Gail Holloman is chair of the foundation.
While Cincinnati’s muscular arts infrastructure rivals bigger cities with bigger budgets, the city has struggled to cultivate, retain and elevate Black and Brown performers. Movers & Makers wanted to address the disparity. Meet David Choate, dancer; Gee Horton, visual artist; and Kick Lee, musician and music entrepreneur.