Lanise Pitts born September 29, 1971 on the far south side of Chicago, Illinois is a mother, teacher, former foster parent and mentor. Lanise currently teaches First Grade at Howe Elementary. Aside from parenting and teaching, Lanise also provides respite care for children with special needs.
Lanise has a passion for working with children especially troubled youth. She is also on the Board of Directors and a good standing member of Generational Guidance Group in Appleton. She desires to make a difference in neighborhoods much like the ones she was born and raised in; both with youth and adults. Aside from parenting and teaching, Lanise also provides respite care for children with special needs. She believes that nothing is more powerful than helping other people by providing them with opportunities for growth and sees We All Rise as a vehicle to make that possible.