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Washington Literacy Center Names New Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Literacy Center (WLC), one of Greater Washington’s best small charities, announced today the appointment of Jimmie L. Williams as its new executive director. Williams joins WLC as it celebrates more than 50 years of raising the literacy level of adults in the District of Columbia, and improving employment and educational opportunities for them and their families. “Jimmie Williams is a seasoned professional with years of experience in both the public and private sectors, and a core ability to manage projects and build relationships,” said WLC’s Board Chair Peggy Sulvetta. “He brings particular strengths in strategic communications, operational efficiency and

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