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Ozrie Young Canady

Ozrie Young Canady, American nurse. Certified psychiatric and mental health nurse. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer Service award Wyandotte County United Way, 1988. Board governors United Way of Wyandotte County, since 1986.

Background

Canady, Ozrie Young was born on July 31, 1940 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Rufus and Asaree (Hayes) Young.

Education

Diploma in Practical Nursing, Queen of the World, Kansas City, Missouri, 1961. Associate of Arts, Kansas City (Kansas) Community College, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Mary College, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1983.

Career

Staff nurse, St. Margaret Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, 1962-1973;staff nurse, Western Missouri Mental Health, Kansas City, Kansas, 1973-1974;staff nurse, Leavenworth VA, since 1974. Board directors Kansas Black Alcoholism Council, Topeka, since 1981, National Black Alcoholism Council, Chicago, since 1984, Department Rehabilitation Alcohol Group, Kansas City, Kansas, 1978-1986, president, since 1986.

Religion

Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Board governors United Way of Wyandotte County, since 1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, dancing.

Connections

Children: Dywane Allen, Bryon Karl, Stacy Annette.

Politics

Christians acting as the salt of the earth and the light of the world have a responsibility to engage their culture, including participating in the political process.