Listen: Over the next two days, we’ll be hearing from youth involved in Milwaukee’s Earn and Learn, a program that provides young people with jobs and the opportunity to develop work-readiness while making a little bit of money. Earn and Learn collaborates with partners from the independent sector, community and faith-based organizations, and local government, which means that a youth’s job placement can sometimes be hard to predict. Anything from the sanitation department to desk jobs. In the case of rising Pius XI Junior Jackie Hoffman, she found herself in the mayor’s office: see podcast below.
Produced by: Adam Carr