Who We Are


EnJanet Joseph, MPA

Co-Founder & Executive Director


EnJanet Joseph, a native of Fort Washington Maryland is a highly motivated and professional community servant leader dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and communities. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and has several years of experience in human service, outreach and engagement, community support, and non-profit management.  EnJanet specializes in holistic individual and community empowerment, neighborhood revitalization, and stakeholder partnerships. She has partnered with several Wake County communities in their revitalization efforts. Purposed to this work, EnJanet is committed to partnering with community citizens to enhance individuals, families, and communities. 


Shynese Hockaday, MPA

Director, Community & Partnership Engagmeent

Shynese Hockaday is a recent graduate of North Carolina Central University with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and an undergraduate degree in Mass Communications/Public Relations from Saint Augustine University. While she is an Associate Registrar by day, she is very active in the Wake Forest Northeast Community. This past winter, Shynese spearheaded and organized the “Share the Warmth Coat Drive” with Olive Branch Baptist Church. She circulated flyers and reached out to sponsors, determined to make a difference during the pandemic. Shynese collected over 200 coats to give back to those in need. Following the death of George Floyd, Shynese and two others hosted A Walk for Change in June 2020. A Walk for Change was a peaceful protest around the Northeast Community, honoring those who have suffered from police brutality and racial injustice.

Shynese future goals include pursuing a Doctorate in Education to better serve her community. 

Board of Directors

Shynese Hockaday, Chair

Michael Ruffin, Secretary

Community Care of NC

Tilda Caudle

Wake Forest Northeast Community Coalition (NECC)


JuJuan Mitchell

KWF Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Christal Wilson


Monisha Majors

Dimerc Koledji

NCCU Graduate


Dr. Ruth L. Green



A brilliant, kind, compassionate, and beautiful soul.


Dr. Ruth Green had several years of extensive expertise and experience in program impact, planning, and data research. She also spent many years as a consultant, developing programs and working to revitalize neighborhoods within Wake County. Dr. Green was an advocate, champion, and innovative genius; passionate about implementing strategies that would holistically move communities forward. Her impact will last for generations. We miss her deeply but are inspired to continue moving the work ahead.