Celebrating Greatness In Her

Celebrating Us
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
                                                     ~Maya Angelou
 

This page is dedicated to my sisters who are doing it big and making it happen! 

Are you a Super Mom holding down the household? 

Are you a Sister Boss running a successful business?

Are you a Grandmother standing in the gap for your family?

Do you know someone in these roles?

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! 

Send us a picture and a brief description of the awesome woman,  and why you want to celebrate her. It's okay to celebrate yourself too! 

Send and email to inherspace.idw@gmailcom

Jamica Garrison, Activist, Co-Founder Neighborhoods Over Politics, Co-Host of WE BE Podcast

Today our “Greatness In Her” and Happy Birthday Wishes  go out to our sister Jamica Garrison.  Jamica  is a wife, mother of two handsome boys, daughter, sister and a great friend.  A graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and Wright State University she is truly a daughter of Dayton.  Jamica is an experienced Human Resources professional and co-founder of Neighborhoods Over Politics; an organization whose mission is to educate and engage residents on how to be leaders in their community through advocacy of equitable distribution of resources in their neighborhood along with basic city services, and civic education, and engagement in local voting. In December 2018, Jamica was awarded the Dayton Unit NAACP's Community Outreach Award for her leadership during the closing of the Aldi's store that resulted in residents receiving support in gaining access to other food resources and distribution of the pop-n-shop grocery carts to local food pantries.   In April 2019, Jamica along with her co-founders, were awarded the Coretta Scott King Center Justice Award recognizing activists who fight for social justice.  Jamica has worked behind the scenes and on the front lines advocating for residents and her community.  She is committed to supporting others and giving back to her community and her greatness is felt by all those who love her. Jamica is one of the co-hosts of the WE BE podcast and has shared as a guest on the In Her Space podcast.  On the In Her Space Podcast recording in 2017 (click to listen below) Jamica shared the importance of community engagement. She along with her co-founders of NOP will be hosting their 3rd Annual Rock da Vote Rally on Saturday September 28th to encourage voter participation and share candidate information.

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We are so glad to acknowledge Jamica today as she celebrates her birthday.  Jamica is known to lift people up and to find ways to connect the gifts and talents of others to make a better community.  We at In Her Space have been significantly enriched by her expertise, sistership, and her love for people. We know that only the best is yet to come for our sister and friend. Happy Birthday Jamica and we all love you here at In Her Space!  Today we celebrate and thank God for the greatness in you!

"Women who understand how powerful they are do not give into envy over meaningless things, instead they fight to maintain the beautiful bond of the sisterhood. These are the real women who know that we need each other's love & support to survive in this world. Love is the essence of being a woman. We must be that light of love that seals the bond & unique beauty of our sisterhood."--Bindu

Nicole L. Hindsman

Nicole was recently nominated by Jamica Garrison for "Greatness in Her" to celebrate women who inspire others through their life experiences.  Nicole is very passionate about being a mom, women, women issues, women’s empowerment, mentoring, and serving in the community. Nicole volunteers with Gateway Homeless Shelter for Men and Women, SoLoved, The Marketplace Movement, and many more. Nicole shares her insight with women and speaks for various nonprofit organizations and groups. Nicole served as Vice President of Women of Wisdom Dayton, 2014 and 2015.As an organization we came together to attack community and societal issues that plague women and the inner city youth, all while becoming a leading resource in the community. Nicole is an entrepreneur and is currently writing her first book. Nicole has a background in corporate and retail human resources. With an extensive background in hiring practices, recruiting, associate training, benefit administration, and personal development. Nicole is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ohio. Nicole is a native of Dayton, Ohio and currently resides there with her daughter. Nicole enjoys traveling, laughing, writing, reading, fitness, food, and family.

Thank you Nicole and keep shining bright!

Zontaye Richardson, Owner Theze Dealz Thrift Store

Zontaye Richardson was nominated by Shafia Dugger this week on For My Sisters. Shafia wrote that Zontaye does a lot for her community and she wanted to recognize her for all that she does. Her friend wrote that Zontaye is a new business owner of Theze Dealz Thrift Store located at 3491 W Siebenthaler Ave in Dayton, OH. She also serves her community as an active leader within the Wesley Community Center, in Dayton, OH. Today we celebrate Zontaye for being a sister boss in her community!  Thank you for all you do!  

If you know someone whom you want to acknowledge for their service in the community, let us know, no service is too small! 

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