Director of Family Self Sufficiency program, ACHIEVEability
Keethia Griffiths, MSW, is an Alumna from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice, class of 2012. Keethia previously worked at the Defender Association of Philadelphia as a Child Advocate Legal Social Worker, providing assistance to children and youth between the ages of birth through age 21. After serving in the legal atmosphere for five years, Keethia transitioned into workforce and educational development, becoming the Student Services Manager at Year Up Greater Philadelphia. Keethia provided on-site counseling support with a trauma-informed lense to students and provided consultation and support resources to all program phases (i.e: admissions, program, internship, and beyond). As an advanced career professional with over 15 years of comprehensive experience in client services, solution-focused counseling, child welfare, psychosocial family issues, educational development and social policy/operations, Keethia has taken on the opportunity to become the new Director of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSSP) at ACHIEVEability. She is a highly-driven and talented professional who is eager to provide support, leadership, encouragement, and advisory services to her community, individuals, and professionals. Keethia is a dedicated and devoted social change agent who is passionate about the advancement of positive change in the lives of young adults and families. Keethia continues to showcase her leadership skills and aspirations by promoting causes that improve Black and Brown communities and build partnerships that incorporate diversity in realistic and practical ways. Keethia is Jamaican descent from North Jersey by way of Charlotte, NC and she is a Dog-Mom of a beautiful Blue-Nose Pitt-Bull named Leo.