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Chelsea Higgs Wise, MSW is a clinical social worker and experienced facilitator who specializes in connecting people from different walks of life to create equitable communication strategies.

Chelsea is a proud Virginian Graduate

Longwood University, BSW

Virginia Commonwealth University, clinical MSW

Chelsea offers facilitated dialogue services in the topics of:





Chelsea is an experienced advocate and inclusion educator who consults with a wide range of organizations, campaign narratives and events/activities to achieve outreach results in local districts. Chelsea is passionate about dialogue & deliberation for attitudinal shifts and evolving structural approaches specifically aimed toward racial justice and gender equality.


Community Connections

Appointed to :

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority Board of Executive Directors

Richmond City Social Service Advisory Board

Richmond Human Rights Committee

Past & Present Volunteer Participation:

Richmond City Democratic Committee Member

Coalition for Justice and Reformation for Marcus David Peters

Women’s March RVA

Equal Rights Amendment Advocate

2019 Intersectional Wonder Womxn Art Show Co-Chair

NAACP Richmond Branch

WRIR 97.3 FM Radio Host

Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats

Creative Mornings RVA

Planned Parenthood Young Professional Council

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society
— Angela Davis