OUR

MISSION STATEMENT

The Washington-Williams Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We aim to provide valuable job training and support to better prepare young adults for employment in the 21st Century. We strive to promote self-sufficiency, well-being and economic empowerment.

OUR

VISION STATEMENT

Create pathways for young adults to achieve economic independence as they successfully transition to adulthood.

PROGRAMS


JOB DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
AND JOB PLACEMENT

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
TRAINING

MENTORSHIP

FACTS


U.S. Department of Labor Statistics

The youth unemployment rate (11.5 percent) and the number of unemployed youth (2.6 million) in July 2016 were little changed from a year earlier.

Of those 2.6 million unemployed 16- to 24-year-olds, 1.9 million were looking for full-time work in July 2016, down 222,000 from July 2015.

The July 2016 unemployment rates for young men (12.0 percent), women (10.8 percent), Whites (9.9 percent), Blacks (20.6 percent), Asians (10.0 percent), and Hispanics (11.3 percent) also showed little or no change from last July.

UPCOMING EVENTS


1st Annual Job Fair For Youth
(ages 16-24)
October 13, 2016

Click here to download the flyer.  

QUICK CONNECT


*All Fields Are Required
OUR SUCCESS IS HELPING OTHERS TO ACHIEVE THE AMERICAN DREAM AND FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE.

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  • 1218 Batchelor Street, West Columbia, SC 29169
    P.O. Box 2173, Irmo, SC 29063

  • (803) 800-8744