Kandee Rochelle Lewis, CEO/President of Positive Results Center (PRC) and Founder of Black Women Leaders of Los Angeles. She a Master Trainer, a certified domestic violence, sexual assault, and suicide awareness prevention advocate, addressing trauma from a cultural and age perspective. Through training for youth and parents, facilitated events, and the creation of youth-peer advocacy programs, Lewis provides tools and strategies to form and maintain healthy, productive relationships.
While Lewis focused PRC's work on Southern California's youth, she also led PRC to create a broader support system across the Nation for youth wellness and relationship success. Through partnerships with K-12 schools, colleges, health care, law enforcement, judicial, government, community & faith-based organizations, training them to recognize and deal effectively with trauma BIPOC youth and young adult experience, developing a culture of inclusion, social justice, and equity.
Lewis' work is well recognized. The LA County Board of Supervisors named Kandee its Women of the Year in 2017. Vanguard recognized her as a Most Influential African American in Los Angeles in 2018. In 2019 she received the Champion of Peace & Non-Violence Award, the Trailblazers Award, and Community Plus Award. Other awards include the Johnnie L. Cochran Award for Youth Violence Prevention, Woman of the Year, Humanitarian Award, Woman of Distinction, National Trends, Community Leadership.
Kandee has trained with the National Association of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the Women of Color Network, and Casa De Esperanza.
Kandee was a Founding Board Member for South Los Angeles Homeless (TAY) and Foster Care Collaborative, a member of Compton’s Education Task Force, the L.A. City Attorney’s Domestic Violence Round Table, and L.A. Mayor’s Human Trafficking Portal. Previously, Kandee served as Harbor Area Planning Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles, and on Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council.
Born & raised in Los Angeles and married for 39 years, Kandee and her husband Carl have three adult children and a Pit Bull/Boxer!