Message from The Chairman of the Board

For the past 25 Years, the work of Community Empowerment Association, Inc. has touched the  lives of families within poor and minority communities. As Community Empowerment Association, Inc. continues to strive towards the mission of the organization, we anticipate the new direction to be “A Great Leap Forward” for the organization.

As a social service organization, we continue to be creative and innovative in our methods of providing education, training and employment opportunities for the poor and minority communities and families that we serve. The Board is excited about the growth of Community Empowerment Association as well as the good work done by the staff of the organization.

We thank our supporters for their ongoing commitment as we continue to do the work of empowering the community for yet another year.


Franklin L. Robinson, Jr., Esquire
Chairman of the Board


Board of Directors

Community Empowerment Association, Inc. (CEA) 2016-2017


Ms. Fran Carter
Department of Human Services

Mr. Franklin Robinson, Esquire

Dr. Robert Marin
Associate Professor of Psychiatry WPIC

Ms. Lavern Jackson
Retired Registered Nurse, Washington, D.C.

T. Rashad Byrdsong
President and CEO

Mr. Christopher Carter

Dr. Michael Self
Dean of Academic Affairs