Pierre L. Williams

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Rev. Pierre L. Williams is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida and joined the Marine Corps in 1965. He is a survivor of the Khe Shan seige.

Religious career

Pierre Williamsrecieved his Bachelor of Arts degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, and his Master of Divinity Degree from Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia. After being awarded the Master of Divinity degree, he also completed pastoral residency at Johns-Hopkins Hospital located in Baltimore, Maryland. He curently serves as Staff Chaplain at Harbor Hospital, Baltimore. He is an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

Activism

Pierre Williams is an "authority on federal equal opportunity and minority business enterprise programming". Formerly, he served as Equal Opportunity Officer and Manager of the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration's Minority Business Enterprise Program. He is an active and contributing member of Baltimore United For Peace and Justice, the Phillip Berrigan Memorial Chapter of Veterans For Peace and the National Alliance For the Mentallly Ill, where he serves as a "community ambassador."

Pierre has been awarded numerous awards for his advocacy for minority rights in the areas of housing discrimination and developing business opportunties for minority and women businesses. In Baltimore, he is particularly sensitive to the plight of homeless veterans.