A Masterful trainer, Certified Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention Advocate, Kandee specializes in Trauma Awareness, Teen Dating Violence, Healthy Relationships, Leadership and developing youth to be Peer Advocates and Safety Partners.
Kandee has received numerous awards & honors including 2018 Hope Award in Education; 2017 Women of the Year, Education, from L.A. County Board of Supervisors & Commission for Women; and 2017, Vanguard Award Most Influential African American’s In Los Angeles, Mover and Shaker Category, 2016 Humanitarian Award, 2015 Woman of the Year; and the 2014 Woman of Distinction.
The Positive Results Corporation has received grants and funding from the following organizations under Kandee’s Leadership (partial list): Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women; Kaiser Permanente; AIDS Health Care Foundation, Allstate Foundation; Annenberg Foundation; Black Peace Office Association; California Black Women’s Health Project; California State Universities (Dominguez Hills, Long Beach, Northridge); Delta Sigma Theta; J.P. Morgan Chase; Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, The City and County of Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission; Department of Mental Health; Los Angeles County Probation Department; Housing Authority for the City of Los Angeles; SoCal Gas Company; SCE; Social Justice Learning Institute; Uplift Family Services; HOPICS, L.A. Care and New Economics for Women.
Kandee’s long list of collaborations and partnerships include K-12 schools, colleges, government, business entities, community & faith-based organizations who are committed to safeguarding, mentoring, nurturing, and educating youth, young adults, and their families to be leaders and thinkers, creating healthy relationships.
Kandee has trained with The National Association of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Women of Color Network. She is a Founding Board Member for South Los Angeles Homeless (TAY) and Foster Care Collaborative, Compton’s Policing & Education Task Force, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Domestic Violence Round Table, and Los Angeles Mayor’s Human Trafficking Portal.
Previously, Kandee served as Harbor Area Planning Commissioner for the City of Los Angeles, and on the Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council. Prior to 2008, Kandee was a successful sales & hiring manager in Corporate America, retiring as Vice President of Sales and Interim President of a technology company.
Born & raised in Los Angeles, and married for 36 years, Kandee and her husband Carl have 3 adult children and a Pit Bull! Thanks to the love of her family, especially her mother—Daisy Newsom—she is the woman she is today.