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What if we had healthier communities? What if we were the answer? 

P3 has proven that education, advocacy, peer support, and the arts are revolutionary tools that can help peers to make sustainable changes in behavioral health care.

We build the arts and healthy communities.

Our Mission: Using art to show that emotional distress is temporary and transformative.


Poetry for Personal Power is a 501(c)(3) nationally recognized expert on trauma and resilience incorporated and headquartered in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Since 2009, our organization works to connect people with innovative ways to overcome adversity and to increase artist funding by connecting with the health care sector. Art is an important part of total wellness and vital to building healthier communities. By using the tools of art, advocacy, and social determinant building, we can help individuals and communities find their personal power.

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Our Commitment

What if we had a world in which artists had greater power and resources for meaningful, sustainable careers. They can with P3's initiatives in health messaging and advocacy. P3 has proven that performance poetry and arts are revolutionary tools that can help peers to make sustainable changes in behavioral health care. With us, you can build your art career and your community. 

Helping the Community


At Poetry for Personal Power, we are dedicated to facilitating community engagement, research, meetings, coalitions, and advocacy efforts.  We also train advocates! As an organization, all of our community engagement efforts are focused on creating resilient communities where people can safely recover from trauma, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Everyone deserves to live in communities where they are able to learn, grow, and be heard.


One Step at a Time

This outreach is done through events and advocacy within health coalitions and other sectors to give community members and healthcare consumers a voice as well as education on resources.  Our non-clinical peer support specialists and peer recovery coaches deliver education about resilience, health, wellness tools, and resources that aid in trauma reduction and recovery support.

Empowering Artists


With our organization’s mission always in mind, our sponsored artists present resilience message outreach.  Our artists are working each and every day to make a positive impact in three states. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

Supporting Personal Empowerment through Performance Arts & Education

Thank you to Our Supporters

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1854 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102