Partnership for Resilience

Vanessa Williams

Community Partnership Coordinator

Southland Initiative

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams is the program manager for Community Partnerships for the Partnership for Resilience. In this role, she leverages previous career experience and knowledge in the areas of project management, communication, and team collaborations to support the organizations mission of increasing community awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress through the development and implementation of strategic programming initiatives aimed at mitigating the impacts of toxic stress and building resilience in children and community.

Vanessa holds a Master of Arts degree in Education from National Louis University and is passionate about the opportunity her role provides for supporting children and youth by equipping the community as a whole with mitigation strategies and support systems thereby helping our children to realize their greatest potential.