NWSP partners with several organizations like Marquette University to provide opportunities for growth and learning for students and youth every semester. Here are our round of 2020 spring semester interns.
My name is Mathieu Ackaouy and I am a second year student at Marquette University. My primary focus of study is in Political Science and Criminology. I’m not originally from Milwaukee, but it has become my home over the past few years and I love being able to get immersed in the community. One way I do this is through my work at the Center for Peacemaking where I partner with the NWSP to help with the Good Neighbor Initiative. Here I get to assist with various aspects of the initiative, helping with everything from contacting landlords to participating in the actual walk-through’s of properties.
My name is James Ritter and I am from Waterloo, Iowa. This year I am a senior at Marquette University, majoring in Biomedical Sciences and Supply Chain Management. Over the course of this semester I will be coordinating with and getting everyone excited about the NWS Blitz and strategizing the Landlord Compact Data Analysis Project. Fun fact about me: this semester last year I had the privelege of delivering a baby in Milwaukee which was the final turning point in making my decision not to go into healthcare!
My name is Evan Cudmore and I am a senior at Marquette University. I am majoring in Political Science and Social Welfare & Justice and am very passionate about helping to improve the lives of the people in my community in any way I can. Throughout the semester I will be assisting with various projects and events throughout the semester including NEON meetings as well as Neighborhood Initiative Meetings, and creating blog posts for the NWSP website. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, I am a diehard Boston Sports fan (Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins), and I love to play sports and stay active.