Sina Davis, a long-time community activist and organizer, devoted mother, social justice advocate and a true champion of the Allied Drive Neighborhood community, passed away today, according to friends and family.
Davis piloted many community projects in the Allied Drive neighborhood including being a founder of the Allied Community Cooperative, serving on the board of the Allied Wellness Center, helping start a local chapter of Mothers in the Neighborhood, running the Welcomers Program, and being actively involved with the Allied NRT.
“I met Sina 5 years ago and we immediately clicked. I knew right then that I was in the presence of leadership. I’ve never met a more genuine and passionate leader or a more determined woman who moves so quietly but so powerfully in so many ways that make a real difference,” community leader Lisa Peyton-Caire tells Madison365 in a feature story about Sina from 2017. “Sina serves when no one’s watching, and she never hesitates to step up to ‘make it happen,’ whether it be advocating for more public investment and quality food access in the Allied Drive neighborhood, or securing resources to improve the health of children, families and mothers.”
Earlier this week, the City of Madison named their popular “Movies in the Park” program in honor of Sina Davis.