In this Free 7 Day A Farewell to Welfare course, you will learn to create 7 (seven) tools I used to help me overcome poverty, depression and low self-esteem. Each lesson, which will include a video and accompanying power-point slides will be emailed to you. At the end of this Free 7 Day A Farewell to Welfare course, you will be able to use your self-created tools to sustain you when feel like giving up; Don't! Your self-created tools will help you when you experiencing anxiety attacks, criticism and adversity. These self-created tools will serve as a constant reminder of WHY you have and MUST achieve your goals, no matter your circumstances and or/environment!
Brooklyn native Elease A. Wiggins is the founder and CEO of ELEASE, LLC, a trainer, speaker, consultant, self-published author, philanthropist and adjunct Professor of Sociology. Wiggins is a graduate of the Brooklyn Job Corps Academy, has an associate’s degree in public administration, a bachelor’s degree in applied business management from Medgar Evers College, and a master’s degree in urban studies from Queens College.
ELEASE, LLC is an New York City M/WBE certified social enterprise that seeks to sustain the economic development of communities through advocacy, consulting, educational materials and training, in-person and online leadership seminars, mentoring, motivational speaking, staffing and research.
In 2015, Wiggins was a finalist in the Queens Business Plan Competition in April, aptly named Black New Yorker of the Week by The New York Amsterdam News in August, and New Jersey’s Leading Women Entrepreneur & Intrapreneur finalist in September. Also in 2015, Wiggins released her first self-published book titled, A Farewell to Welfare: 25 Strategies to Freedom, Independence and Prosperity, which focuses on helping individuals overcome mental, physical and spiritual poverty through sharing stories, statistics, strategies and solutions. The Queens Public Library has A Farewell to Welfare categorized in the Economics / Finance section. In addition, A Farewell to Welfare has a five-star rating on Amazon.com, and retails for $19.95.
Wiggins facilitated a seminar at an adult GED program in Brownsville, where self-improvement strategies are taught while promoting literacy. The curriculum for the course was created from A Farewell to Welfare, as it was used as a textbook in the course. In addition, she conducts seminars at shelters, libraries, and Job Corps centers throughout the country. Wiggins also host, Encouraging Conversations with Elease, a weekly radio program on Blog Talk Radio. Encouraging Conversations with Elease relates everyday situations to biblical stories and social-psychological theories to help listeners heal themselves, help others and honor the Creator