Tammie Williams is a mother, Project Director for ACCE Girls Pride Project; a Elmont, NY based not-for-profit organization that seeks to support and encourage girls and women of color to pursue higher education and break the cycle of poverty; Masters of Social Work student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and community organizer that has a sincere passion for working to enhance society and make the world a better place. When asked to convey why she is PurposefullyPretty, this was Tammie’s response.
“I am a humble, driven woman with no room for procrastination. I use my God given talents, innovation, and voice to develop my skills as a progressive community organizer who advocates for our most vulnerable populations through policy and legislation.
My purpose is to research services for my son CJ and other members of our community. My first goal is to develop model programs, that will assist underserved groups. My second goal is to assist oppressed groups achieve political, social, and economic fairness. Lastly, to be a progressive community organizer that brings together the oppressor and oppressed to promote social change and policy, like Nelson Mandela. I have a passion for humanity. I am committed to making a positive difference globally. I am a voice for the voiceless during this time of civil and human rights challenges in the world. I am committed to securing freedom, liberty, and social justice for future generations.
“Let your life be a shining example for others. Let everything you do be in service to someone. Stand tall in the knowledge of who you are. Stand proudly in the midst of difficult times. Be aware that who you are and what you have to offer can be a beacon to some lost soul.”-Iyanla Vanzant
Inform. Inspire. Empower………PRIDE