Investing in our youth.
Building a bright future for our community.
2021 Reflections of Character Nominations
Reflections of Character Recipients will be recognized at the Mayor's Character Breakfast in January 21, 2021
Nominate a community member who exemplifies character traits such as generosity, kindness, respect, family and appreciation. Nominees must live or work in the Lee's Summit community.
The deadline to submit nominations is September 30, 2020.
I Can Relate
Lee's Summit CARES teamed up with Fredcasts to produce, "I Can Relate", a mental wellness podcast for teens, about teens and by teens. Hosts Devynn, Rylee, Chidera, Hudson and Olivia bring in a special guest to talk about what drives them to use their voice for change and why it's important their generation continue to speak up.
Power of Parents:
A Special Presentation by MADD
Free Parenting Webinar
September 15 | 4pm
Science shows that a child's brain works differently from an adult brain and is still in a critical period of development well into their 20's. Alcohol interferes with the growth of both brains and bodies. As a parent, you have the power to equip your child to make smarter, safer choices and to help prevent tragedies.
MADD's Power of Parents program empowers parents of middle school and high school students to have ongoing, intentional conversations about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking. Join us!
Parenting is Hard!
Could You Use Some Love and Logic®?
Do you find parenting to be the most challenging yet rewarding responsibility? Could you use some help to establish a positive discipline foundation in your home? Lee's Summit CARES offers the popular Becoming a Love and Logic Parent classes developed by the Cline Fay Institute.