Internship Program Lead, High School Internship Program, Chicago
Leon Dixon joined the Urban Alliance team in July 2023 as a High School Internship Program Lead for the Chicago Area. Before joining Urban Alliance, Leon was working with Junior and Senior college students as Program Coordinator at Spark the Journey.
Leon was born in South Carolina but was raised in Schaumburg, Illinois and went to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign to get his Bachelor’s in African American Studies and Minor in Integrated Biology. Leon`s goal is to help students not only become the best versions of themselves but utilize the tools and skills given to them to be successful with whatever life throws their way. In his free time, Leon enjoys listening to music and collects Vinyl Records.