Mayor Tom Barrett kicked off the application process for the 2016 Earn & Learn initiative

April 4, 2016

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On Monday, March 28, 2016, Mayor Tom Barrett kicked off the application process for the 2016 Earn & Learn initiative, a summer youth employment program that assists young people from Milwaukee in making a successful transition from adolescence into adulthood through job skills and work experience.
Earn & Learn is operated jointly by Employ Milwaukee and the Department of City Development (DCD), and collaborates with local business, non-profit, and community- and faith-based organizations. Pictured at the kick off event are (back row, from left) Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board, Inc. v.p. community relations Willie Wade; Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee executive director Tony Shields; Jocelyn Swirth; (front row, from left) Chetarrius Chesser; Gemeng Yang; JP Morgan Chase executive director Michelle Williams; Kevin Vang; and Majesty Jones.