Onleilove (pronounced Onlylove) Chika Alston, CEO of Her Wisdom Consulting, Chika’s Closet, and Founder of Prophetic Whirlwind: Uncovering the Black Biblical Destiny. Onleilove was born and raised in East New York, Brooklyn. For over 10 years Onleilove worked professionally as a progressive faith-based community organizer. For four years she served as the second executive director of Faith in Action-Faith in New York, where she led a multiracial and multifaith organizing federation of 70+ congregations representing 80,000 New Yorkers who are working to Build the Beloved City — where all of God’s children can live in dignity. Onleilove is also a community organizer, speaker, and writer.
She has been a featured speaker and workshop facilitator at CCDA, Dartmouth College, Why Christian, Sojourners’ Summit, The 2015 African Hebrew Conference in Israel, and The Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference among other conferences, congregations, and organizations.