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Zaria Hambrick

Zaria participated in Root To Rise Spring of 2017. She is now a Special Education Assistant in the Madison Metropolitan School District. She is pursuing a career in education.

Michael Braxton

Michael participated in Root To Rise Spring of 2017. He now owns Genreles, a music production business, and is currently developing his own personal brand, Mike Smoov Media. He creates music, art, and entertainment. He is starting his own fashion line with plans to build his own company.

Trinidy Clark 

Trinidy participated in Root To Rise Spring of 2018.

Damari Thomas 

Damari participated in Root To Rise Spring of 2018.  He is now working in public schools as a Special Education Assistant.  

Joe Thigpen

Joe is a Special Education Assistant at Leopold Elementary School in Madison, Wisconsin. He is studying toward a BA in Education. He is co-leader of Black Boys United”, an academic empowerment group for 1st through 5th African American boys.

Lewis Shannon

Lewis participated in Root To Rise in spring of 2017.

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