Our gallery Continuing Education The Booker T. Washington Center partnered with Mercyhurst University to make getting a degree more convenient for our community Continue Education Mercyhurst University’s Booker T. Washington (BTW) Campus makes starting a college education or obtaining a degree affordable and accessible to members of the Erie community who may not have thought[…]
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children Food and Nutrition Service) counseling and guidance: We provide services to help eligible low to moderate income wage earners file their income taxes for free and gain valuable insights into the tax laws that will help them. The Center will also guide families through[…]
We provide service work for children and adults who must perform mandatory court service hours, or hours required for school and/or housing. We find opportunities that help each person fulfill their obligation, while giving them a sense of pride in helping their community.
The BTWC offers daily prevention programs from Monday through Thursday. The prevention programs include: PATHS– outlines risks associated with drugs and promotes positive self-esteem. Life Skills– helps youth handle everyday life issues while providing them with resources. Too Good for Violence–helps prevent unnecessary violence by using peer mediation. All Stars– prevents and delays high-risk behaviors[…]