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WLC Welcome: Brit Gourdine, Program Manager

Welcome Brit Gourdine, WLC's new Program Manager. Brit is responsible for managing WLC’s Employment and Education (TEP) program with the DC Department of Human Services - she and her team will manage and develop pathways for education and professional training and other support services that provide assistance and support services for participants and their families residing in Washington DC. Brit received her Masters in Social Work with a concentration in community organizing, administration and policy from Howard University. Brit is a self-proclaimed sports enthusiast, and devotes much of her time volunteering with youth sport programs in the District. We are thrilled to welcome her to our

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