Impacting Community

Scroll through what the press has captured of Chelsea’s work

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Chelsea co-chaired the 2019 Intersectional Wonder Womxn Art Show, May 23, 2019. See what RVA Mag Wrote about the event,


Chelsea joined a passionate group of women to organize not only a march, but an expo to action to support womxn owned businesses and non-profit organizations.


This live two-hour town was moderated by one of the leading intellectual voices in the country, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, and broadcast in front of a live studio audience from the campus of Norfolk State University and presenting station WNSB 91.1.

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Chelsea was featured on the cover of Style Weekly as one of the 2018 Top 40 Under 40 for Richmond, VA.


Chelsea’s Facebook Live interview from the Towards An Inclusive Peace, an international conference held in Caux, Switerland.

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“I'm a big advocate for more context and more stories as we continue to have this conversation," says Chelsea Higgs Wise, a city activist who works with Initiatives of Change.  (Photo by Sarah King)

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Chelsea organizes the RVA reflection of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder. Thanks to Mayor Stoney + VUU for partnering with Initiatives of Change, USA.

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I had the honor to sit with PBS NewsHour regarding the Gubernatorial election of 2017


Chelsea joins with housing advocate Omari Al-Qadaffi, community advocate, and founder of Leaders of the New South to bring awareness to the heating crisis in the public housing of #RVA in the winter of 2017.

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“We’re not honoring losers anymore. And I understand that she has a great record as a medical professional, but they still lost,” she said. “At the end of the day, if you were fighting for the Confederacy you were fighting for black people to be kept as slaves.”

- Chelsea Higgs Wise

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Invited to speak beside Gov. Terry McAuliffe while he veto'd the House Bill 2264

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Chelsea adds her voice to Urban Views Weekly as Janna M. Hall of Leap Innovation Group discusses the importance of representation.

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Chelsea’s brief description on her feelings of Virginia History.

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Chelsea joins the RebelleCon team at the June 2018 Pop-Up event as a mentor: Cultivating your Voice


Chelsea is proud to add to the list of women owned consulting businesses.