Meet Our Team


D'Jomme Adia
Work and Learn Center Manager
(713) 929-2350

D’Jomme Adia is the Work and Learn Center Manager. She manages and leads the Work and Learn Center’s operation and program. She earned her master’s degree from the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work. D’Jomme has over twenty years of experience working in local non-profits in youth development, grant compliance and program management. In her spare time, she enjoys roller skating, listening to live music, cooking, reading, spin classes and spending time with her family.


Pat Grady
Graphic Design Specialist
(713) 929-2352

Pat Grady is the Work and Learn Center Graphic Design Specialist. He takes a lot of pride teaching the students how to practice expressing themselves creatively. At the Work and Learn Center Pat teaches Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, and Web development. His professional experience includes working with local art and historical institutions in Houston as a marketing specialist, social media manager, photographer, and videographer. In Pat’s personal experience he has organized and participated in a variety of art shows, displaying his paintings and photography. Pat loves using photography and painting to explore his values and what he experiences day to day. Pat also enjoys hiking, traveling, working out, and reading.

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