Dr. Essie Mae Washington-WIlliams

The organization was established to honor Dr. Essie Mae Washington-Williams who is part of American history.  A former Educator who worked tirelessly to make a difference in the students whose lives she touched. 


Our team strives to inspire young people to reach their full potential by obtaining the skills vital to the workforce that supports our economy.

The Washington-Williams Institute is dedicated to helping others to succeed in life. It is our goal to provide valuable job training and support to better prepare young adults for employment in the 21st Century. We promote self-sufficiency, well-being and economic empowerment.
Create pathways for young adults to achieve economic independence as they successfully transition to adulthood.

"Let's work together to build a stronger workforce."

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Make sure youth and young adults receive employability skills training, essential to enter the workforce.


Advocate for employers to build an effective peer-to-peer mentoring in the workplace to reduce the turnover rate.


Promote self-employment; a viable option to help create jobs that can stimulate the labor market and boost economic growth.