Continuing a Legacy

Continuing A Legacy

Episode 83–Continuing A Legacy

 

Continuing a legacy can be a very difficult thing to do, but Elizabeth Omilami, daughter of civil rights leader Hosea Williams, has accomplished it.

The Working Woman Radio Show sat down with Ms. Omilami, daughter of Hosea Williams and CEO of the Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, to talk about the work she is doing to help the needy.

More About Elizabeth Omilami

Elizabeth Omilami, is the daughter of civil rights leader, Hosea Williams, and Georgia State Representative, Juanita Williams. 

After graduating college, Elizabeth created the People’s Survival Theatre, producing a season of five shows per year. When her husband, Afemo Omilami received a scholarship to New York University, Ms. Omilami continued to direct and act, while helping to support her family as an arts administrator and executive assistant in New York City. 

Upon her father’s passing in 2000, Ms. Omilami became the CEO of the Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless organization, and expanded the organization from a budget of $200,000 to over $1.5 million. Ms. Omilami works to provide programs that will meet the basic needs of the working poor and homeless.

 

Helpful Resources

 

Hosea Helps

From preventing homelessness in working families to providing emergency food for students, and from making sure that children have school supplies to delivering Thanksgiving and Christmas meals to the homes of senior citizens, we engage in a wide range of human services all year long.

 

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