Local Business Series: Whit Devereaux Enterprises
Whit Devereaux, is an Award Winning and Bestselling Author of “Not By My Own,”“Unraveling the Layers: Memoirs of a Wounded Soul,” and “There’s a Jewel in You, Volume 2.” She is also a Domestic Violence Survivor Advocate, Mentor, and Motivational Speaker. Additionally, Whit is the Founder and Executive Director of the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization Not By My Own Community; helping survivors of domestic violence to rebuild their lives by giving them a safe place to experience a life of wholeness through Jesus Christ. The specific objectives and purpose of her organization are:
a) To provide a mentorship program to women survivors of domestic violence
1. Group and/or 1:1 coaching is available to all mentees to support and counsel them to wholeness
2. Through monthly challenges, masterclasses, book chats, courses with materials included etc. are offered to empower survivors to obtain their personal goals of healing.
b) To host bi annual and/or annual events where women survivors can network and receive helpful resources to help with rebuilding their lives post abuse e.g. mental health, legal, substance abuse resources and more.
Whit holds an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences. Her studies and experience include human behavior which she now has over a decade of experience working in the social services settings. Through her company, Whit Devereaux Enterprises, she assists Entrepreneurs with obtaining sponsorships and gaining the attention of their target audience through media exposure and local partnerships. Whit has been the cover story feature on the Chicago Defender, in addition to being featured on the AC Green Show, Warriors Talk Radio on Urban Broadcast Media, The Kendall Moore Show on WVON, and is an active member of the Chicago Police Department District 006 Domestic Violence Subcommittee.
As the mother of two, one of which she had as a teen mom, she enjoys taking family vacations, spending quality time with her daughters and showing them that with hard work, faith, and determination – nothing is impossible. You can connect with her via email at email@example.com or via the contact form on http://www.whitdevereaux.com/