Project Beacon Program Manager
Eastern Band Cherokee & Oneida
Kandi Fowler is a Chicago Native who began her life in the circle of uptown as a child until the late 1970’s. Kandi has an extensive history of over thirty years in human sex trafficking and addictions. Kandi has dedicated her life to helping those who are still caught in that vicious cycle. She has over fifteen years of experience working within a variety of social service agencies specializing in human sex trafficking, drug/alcohol addiction, mental health, Trauma and the incarcerated. Kandi holds certifications in Drug- Alcohol Addiction, Mentally Ill Substance Abuse, Nationally Certified Anger Management Specialist (NAMA), HIV-Specialist IL. Department of Public Health, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence along with various other certifications and is well versed in Complex Trauma/PTSD. She is a trainer of trainers H.O.P.E. “Suicide Prevention for American Indian & Alaska Native Crime victims”. Kandi’s passion for helping others is born out of her own experiences of survival and her path to empowerment.