Director of Healthy Connections
Timothy Jones, Director of Healthy Connections, has been at Martha’s Table since 1996. In his tenure at the organization, he has developed and implemented after school and summer programs for older youth that focused on youth development of ability and identity while fostering the 21st century learning skills of creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking. Timothy’s work at Martha’s Table is centered on infusing family values into the establishment of relationships with youth that have proven to be lasting. A number of youth he’s worked with have become seasonal and part time employees within his programs. Timothy continues to serve as a mentor for an ever growing number of young adults who were former teens in his programs.
In addition to working at Martha’s Table, Timothy is an author, trainer, and hip-hop educator. Timothy has forged working partnerships on behalf of Martha’s Table through program development with various DC Public Schools, such as Columbia Heights Education Campus, Shaw at Garnet Patterson, and Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. He also has extensive experience with DC Government Agencies, including the Department of Employment Services and the Department of Mental Health. Timothy received his BBA with a concentration in Accounting from Howard University. In addition to running Martha’s Table’s older youth programming, he utilizes his expertise to help Martha’s Table navigate its continued development and expansion.