Jennine Frazier: Executive Director
Marquette, MI – Jennine Frazier has been selected as Executive Director of the Women’s Center, an organization in the Upper Peninsula serving people impacted by intimate partner violence.
Frazier comes to the Women’s Center from the Marquette Alger Resolution Service (MARS), where she has grown and expanded restorative practice programs in schools in Marquette and Alger counties. In her role as Executive Director at MARS, she has developed strong relationships with the court systems, law enforcement, school systems and various government agencies. A collaborative and innovative leader, Frazier has addressed the trauma of eviction, working with courts and landlords on an eviction diversion program to ensure people had a place to call home during the pandemic.
Before returning to Marquette and joining MARS, she worked for several years as an Elementary School Teacher and Art Teacher K-12 in Florida and Michigan.
The Women’s Center advocates for change in the larger society to eliminate bias and to enhance the ability of all individuals to be fully functioning members of society. The Women’s Center provides services in a non-judgmental and supportive manner to individuals as they make decisions for their lives. Services include therapy, counseling, legal advocacy, housing and emergency shelter for survivors experiencing intimate partner violence and sexual assault. For more information, visit https://wcmqt.org/