The New 97.7 Woman Of The Week - Week Of March 12, 2018
Name: Leslie Stafford
From: Boston, MA (South End)
About The Woman Of The Week: Leslie was raised in Dorchester and is a mother of two adult children, and grandmother of a 4 year old granddaughter. She survived Domestic Violence for more that 10 years and overcame some health issues which prompts her to be a strong voice for the voiceless in the community when it comes to health and wellness.
She is a selfless, passionate motivator, educator, advocate, activist, and community organizer that believes in the process.
Leslie works coffee hours with seniors 5 times a month in the Roxbury and Mattapan areas to help empower them to live healthy lifestyles. She also holds several nutrition workshops and nutrition education sessions to empower them to live healthier lifestyles.
She manages Community Gardens of Roxbury (54 Plots) to increase the consumption of fresh foods, build gardening skills, and social cohesion. Leslie also conducts supermarket tours teaching folks how to shop healthy on a budget, how to make healthier choices, and how to read the nutrition labels and unit prices on foods purchased.
She has also been a caregiver in the Senior Ministry at her church for over 5 years keeping in touch with seniors, giving wellness calls and helping with doctor appointments.
Favorite 97.7 Artists: Jeffrey Osborne, Anita Baker
Leslie's Song Pick: Marvin Sapp - "Never Would Have Made It"
Congratulations to Leslie Stafford, our New 97.7 Woman Of The Week!
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