Jenise Abdul-Razzaaq Sister Jenise has a passion for helping clients embrace life’s challenges with hope and a renewed vision that can transform difficult situations to ones that utilizes the client’s own strengths to achieve positive outcomes. Jenise’s training as a social scientist gives her the opportunity to utilize evidence-based interventions, such as strength- based approach, motivational interviewing, as well as empowerment, advocacy, program development and implementation. Jenise earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from Ursuline College in Cleveland, Ohio. Master’s degree of science and social administration from Mandel school of Applied Social Sciences, along with a Gerontology Certification both from Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio.
In 2017, Jenise retired from Visiting Nurse Association in Cleveland, Ohio and relocated with her family to Jamestown, North Carolina. Shortly after relocating, Jenise was introduced to the concept of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Immediately embracing its process and seeing the benefits, Jenise developed and lives her own WRAP plan. Currently, Jenise works as an Independent Contractor which allows her to facilitate WRAP as an advanced level facilitator and Suicide Prevention workshops throughout the state of North Carolina. She is an active member with American Association of University Women (AAUW) Greensboro branch. She has been sewing all her life and enjoys teaching others how to sew.
Kimberly Harper Sister Kimberly is new to sewing. She loves to quilt and enjoys working with youth. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at North Carolina A&T State University where she teaches technical writing courses in the Department of English. You can find her at the local fabric store trying to walk away from bolts of fabric and other sewing notions.