National Author: There Were No Parents Here “Series”
Phoenix native, Janice Higgins is a Community Activist; Motivational Coach and founder of Project R.A.G.E. Release Anger & Guilt for Empowerment, an organization concerned with coaching young people on how to deal with anger and guilt through positive and empowering experiences.
Higgins is also the National Author of a series of books, There Were No Parents Here, that chronicle the events of her life that lead her to incarceration at the CCWF, the largest women’s detention center in the California, and her eventual redemption. She has traveled extensively sharing her story and her message of encouragement to young people and parents.
Evangelist Janice Higgins is a member of Faith Chapel (COGIC) Bishop Roy Dixon. She is also a Volunteer Member of Chapel of Happiness; Central California Women Facility.
Some of her many awards are:
2010 Black Rose Award
2010 Ruby Award – Soroptimist of Foothills - Making a difference in a young woman’s life
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition 43rd Congressional District
California Legislature Assembly – Certificate of
Recognition – Norma J Torres (61st AD)
City of Montclair – Certificate of Recognition –
Mayor – Paul M. Easton
Congress of the United States – In Special
Recognition – For Outstanding Service to the Community
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition – Gary G. Miller – Member of Congress – Your efforts towards improving the lives of other girls and women are highly commendable
Certificate of Congratulations – For being honored by the Soroptimist international Clubs – 17th Annual “Have A Heart” Award
Mayor and City Council of the City of Chino – Dennis R. Yates – Mayor
Certificate of Recognition –Senator Gloria
Negute MLend – I commend you for your professional leadership abilities and your efforts help to promote the issues that are important to the Soroptimist organization
California Legislature Assembly – Certificate of Recognition – Bill Emmerson – Assembly Member 63rd District