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Chelsea Higgs Wise 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:





As an organizer who helps evolve narratives and policies, Chelsea has been an instrumental voice in numerous campaigns and was recently brought on as Narrative Change Officer to the Truth, Racial Healing, Transformation Enterprise granted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and implemented by Initiatives of Change, USA.


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:

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

Women in Audio Workshop with WRIR

Metro Richmond Area Young Democrats

Creative Mornings RVA

Planned Parenthood Young Professional Council

Dinwiddie County Teen Summit Diversity Presenter 2017

Community 50/50

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