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KC Oasis Sunday Gathering – Featured speaker: Leechia Jones, “Stress Management”

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Musical guests: The Swallowtails (https://theswallowtails.com/)
Featured speaker: Leechia Jones, “Stress Management”

Leechia Jones worked in Family Guidance for Behavioral Healthcare for 32 years before retiring in 2012. There, she was responsible for implementing and facilitating training sessions for staff and consumers, coordinating and facilitating health fairs, co-developing and co-facilitating the Family in Transitions program, and developing and facilitating training programs and seminars for area agencies and businesses. She was also the instructor for the parent child sex education program and the S.T.E.P. program.

Leechia is a certified MANDT Trainer (Crisis Intervention Program), Journey Trainer, S.T.E.P. Facilitator, H.I.V. Counselor, Adoption Specialist, and Cultural Diversity Trainer. Her numerous awards include SWB Communicator of the Year award, Rotary Club Award of Excellence, Outstanding Community Leadership, National Association for Community Leadership Distinguished Leadership Award, Catholic Charities Bishop Sullivan Award, Professional with a Heart Award, St. Joseph United Way Distinguished Leader Award, Sertoma Service to Mankind Award, St. Joseph Museum Inc. Black Archives Museum Hall of Fame, and Y.W.C.A Women of Excellence Lifetime Achievement.

Leechia believes all people are special and unique and deserve to be valued and respected for who they are.

Parallel park in the neighborhood near our building or in the “free on Sundays” KU P2 parking garage two blocks west of our community center. Please reserve the small south parking lot for those who need the ramp to enter the building.

By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the Oasis Code of Conduct (http://www.kcoasis.org/about-oasis/code-of-conduct/).


August 11
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Kansas City Oasis Community Center
1717 W 41st St
Kansas City, MO 64111
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