NAACPCC Second Vice President
Teneisha James Wesley born in Chicago, IL and raised in the heart of Mississippi in a small City called Cleveland. A city where a deep understanding of the challenges faced by marginalized communities were developed. Teneisha witnessed firsthand the disparities in healthcare access and quality, which ignited the passion to make a difference in people’s lives. Teneisha is member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. In addition to public service, 25 years in the healthcare profession as a nurse.
Recognizing the importance of advocating for social justice and equality, Ms. Wesley became actively involved in her local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter. Commitment to civil rights and dedication to improving the lives of underrepresented communities led to the election as 2nd Vice President of the Champaign Chapter-3008-B. Committed to continuously enhancing skills and knowledge, Teneisha strives to continually attend conferences, DEI workshops, and seminars related to nursing and social justice issues.
Teneisha’s unwavering dedication to healthcare, her community, and civil rights has made her a valuable asset to both the nursing profession and the NAACP.