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Jurisdiction: Buncombe County

University: University of Chicago

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

While at The University of Chicago, Mylon continued his passion for civic engagement by holding roles with initiatives like the Institute of Politics and The Illinois Farm Bureau. He served with the International Rescue Committee and the State Department to begin the legal aid clinic and assist in providing legal assistance to hundreds of Afghan refugees. Mylon served as an education fellow for the People Matter initiative and a policy advisor for the Chicago Police Youth Council for Police Accountability. He previously served as a member of the Young Leader’s Network for The Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and as a working group mayoral appointee for The City of Chicago Use of Force Working Group.

On His Future and Purpose: It is nothing short of a privilege to be a part of this incredible program. I aspire to keep values of community, justice, and opportunity at the forefront of all of the work that I pursue, whether it be in the field of Law or Public Service. LFNC provides me and my fellow peers, the opportunity to realize intentional, local, and potentially transformative government work, so that we might be better educated and equipped to make an impact.