Humanitarian- Acclaimed Author- Motivational Speaker- Evangelist Lolita D. Cleveland

Humanitarian- Acclaimed Author- Motivational Speaker- Evangelist Lolita D. Cleveland is the founder and CEO of Open Hands Outreach Consulting, based in Chicago, IL. Ms. Cleveland has 15 years of experience in the nonprofit and social services sectors, augmented by a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration conferred by Walden University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Grambling State University. Her impressive credentials have established Ms. Cleveland as a highly sought after consultant; specializing in education, training, evangelism, social services, community development, and public administration. Ms. Cleveland currently serves as an adjunct professor who leads her classrooms with passion and purpose. As a motivational speaker, she captivates and inspires audiences to reach their own destinies. As a visionary thought leader, Lolita captivates the minds and hearts of those who are ready to make a difference in humanity.

Lolita’s passion is community service on both a local and global scale. During her undergraduate education at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Ms. Cleveland broadened her global awareness of social issues while studying abroad in Mexico. This experience sparked a humanitarian light in Ms. Cleveland. Subsequently, since 2008 she has dedicated her free time to humanitarian mission efforts in Mexico, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and Africa. For balance, Lolita relaxes with reading, movies, cooking, traveling and simple fun. Always a visionary, looking to the future she hopes to open a transitional living facility for young adults. Her driving force is a belief that investing in people of all ages positively impacts lives so that hope and possibilities transform realities.