Devon Hamilton, Common Wealth 

Devon Hamilton became involved with Common Wealth’s Youth Programs through his work with UW-Madison’s Multi-Cultural Student Coalition.  Devon is deeply engaged with the Madison community, from mapping grassroots initiatives to taking part in the Our Madison Through My Senses project.  Upon graduation, Devon would like to continue to develop projects that use food as a catalyst for community change.

For more information about Common Wealth or to volunteer, please visit or call 608.256.3527

Maria Shank, Tenant Resource Center 

Since joining the Tenant Resource Center (TRC) as a volunteer housing counselor, Maria Shank has become known for her incredible patience with difficult cases. Her calm approach to gathering details and background ensure clients’ needs are addressed. She is passionate about the law and helping people use it in their real lives, to solve real problems.

For more information about the Tenant Resource Center, or to volunteer, visit or call 608.257.0006 x 5.