The Woodson Center (formerly known as The Center for Neighborhood Enterprise) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1981 by Robert L. Woodson, Sr. to help residents of low-income neighborhoods address the problems in their communities.
The Woodson Center’s mission is to empower community-based leaders to promote solutions that reduce crime and violence, restore families, revitalize underserved communities, and assist in the creation of economic enterprise.
To identify and empower individuals who embrace our principles to transform their lives and their communities.
Our Operating Philosophy
The Woodson Principles
Competence, Integrity, Transparency, Resilience, Witness, Innovation, Inspiration, Agency, Access, Grace.