A Milwaukee native, Mr. Royal was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force. He received his Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. In addition to his role as CFSS Manager of Youth Services and Educator, where he facilitated group and 1:1 youth services, Mr. Royal has served on a range of civic boards for the Milwaukee Area Technical College, the Social Development Commission, American Civil Liberties Union, MATC Foundation Board of Directors and currently is the President of the NAACP Milwaukee Branch.
Shawn promotes and markets CFSS Workforce Services, provides pre-release employment readiness services, works closely with other CFSS staff to identify job openings and present qualified candidates to employers for potential employment opportunities. Previously he worked with youth at Milwaukee Inner City Congregation Allied for Hope (MICAH) and Milwaukee Boys & Girls Club and providing Community resources at Northcott Neighborhood House. He received his Associates Degree in Theology from the Agape Bible College.
Simmone has joined CFSS as the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She is responsible for recruitment, assessment, case management and other duties to ensure that CFSS is moving forward to meet and/or exceed the goals of the SRAE program.
Simmone has been dedicated to serving Milwaukee by providing therapeutic techniques to reduce anxiety, violence and community trauma. She has served in positions at Sojourner Family Peace Center, The Healing Center and most recently as a Crisis/Healing Counselor at Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services. Simmone received a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University and a Master’s degree in Community Psychology from Alverno College. In addition, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience in trauma, crisis, and healing counseling.