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Angellic Ross

Angellic Ross is a 19 year old alumna of Rufus King High School. She currently attends Northwestern University where she in enrolled in the Performance Studies program. This summer she is a part of Earn & Learn’s Private Sector Job Connection Program as the Summer Communications Intern with GE Healthcare. She also participated in Earn & Learn’s Community Work Experience Program last summer. This is what she has to say about her experience:

“Last summer, I worked with the organization Lead2Change, Inc.; a youth-led non-profit that provides grants for youth-led community service projects. Our main task for the summer was to plan the DreamBig! event where we give out two $5,000 grants. From my job, I learned how to successfully organize a big event and how to work in a team. My work with Lead2Change throughout high school and with Earn & Learn has been key in helping me choose a career and my activities in college. It’s one of the reasons why I became Service Chair of the African-American Freshmen Activities Board. Like my work in Lead2Change, it allowed me to plan service events for Northwestern freshmen. Not only did I gain lifelong skills (which now help me in my role at GE), it increased my passion to serve my community.” 


Zonjerae Rideout

Zonjerae Rideout is a senior this year and is gearing up to apply to as many colleges as she can, but is considering University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh as her top choice. She manages her school’s basketball team in order to learn more about sports management which is her career goal. This past summer Zonjerae was an Earn & Learn intern at the Department of City Development through the Summer Youth Internship Program. She helped research information for the Life Ventures Partnership program ran through the Youth Development department. Zonjerae also assisted with putting up content onto the LVP website. This is what she has to say about her experince:


“I joined Earn & Learn because it was a great opportunity to start my working experience and to begin saving for college. Earn & Learn also gave me the opportunity to meet Mayor Tom Barrett and to improve on skills such as communications, research, and many other skills.” 


LVP seeks to expand and improve youth workforce development efforts in Milwaukee by sharing resources, facilitating and supporting collaborations between the public and private sectors, and advocating for youth workforce development partners in the community.

LVP’s vision is that the public and private sectors in Milwaukee will effectively and efficiently work together to provide the best college and career readiness programs to the city’s youth.

Contact Information
William J. Malone
Youth Development Coordinator
Phone: 414.286-5894
Dept. of City Development
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202