Important notice Because of the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19, Booker T. Washington Center will be following the CDC Guidelines. All personnel entering are required to wear a mask, have their temperature taken, must answer the guideline health questions, and maintain social distancing at all times. You will not be permitted in the building if you do not meet the CDC Guidelines. Thank you
February 26, 2021

OUR MISSION

BOOKER T. WASSHINTON CENTER

Across the City, We Are United in Our Dedication to the Community

Our Mission

"We strive to improve the conditions for work, play, study, health and living in the Erie community and to work with other agencies whose goals and objectives are consistent of our organization."

Named after Booker T the educator, writer, and speaker, who was an instrumental leader for the African-American community following the American Civil War. His autobiography, Up from Slavery, is still widely read today. Washington believed that the best means of improving conditions for people was education.

Our Approach

We Facilitate Safe Learning Spaces

We Create Strong Mindsets

We Support Our Partners

We Support Our Sponsors

We Support Our Youth

We Support Our Community

We Stand For Equality

We Stand For Togetherness

We Stand For Justice

01.

— Our Mission

“We strive to improve the conditions for work, play, study, health and living in the Erie community and to work with other agencies whose goals and objectives are consistent of our organization.”

02.

— Our History

Named after Booker T the educator, writer, and speaker, who was an instrumental leader for the African-American community following the American Civil War. His autobiography, Up from Slavery, is still widely read today. Washington believed that the best means of improving conditions for people was education.

03.

— Our Story

The BTWC is strive support and maintain a healthy and flourishing community. We do this through services and programs, and community outreach designed to reduce the many social, economic and educational disparities that challenge the youth and families we serve that are typically low income. We embrace people of all cultures by providing educational support, sporting activities, mentoring,  field trips, baby boomers  clubs, but most importantly we focus on building a better youth tomorrow.

Partners

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

PLEASE CONTINUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCE AND WEAR YOUR MASK

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