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The Face It® Movement officially launched in

April 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities.

Face It aims to stop and prevent child abuse

for all children in the Commonwealth by 2023.

Oral health is an integral component of healthy child

development and learning.

Learn more about Delta Dental of Kentucky’s

Making Smiles Happen® initiative to measure and

improve the oral health status of children in Kentucky.

Kentucky Oral Health Coalition (KOHC)

is a group of concerned citizens, advocates,

and professionals working together to

improve oral health across Kentucky.

The Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky is

a community group dedicated to raising awareness

of the issues surrounding kinship care in Kentucky

and forwarding recommendations for policy

changes to increase supports for kinship families.

Youth Initiatives

Kentucky Youth Advocates has deep connections

with many groups of youth across Kentucky,

including the First Lady’s Youth Leadership Council,

Berea Partners for Education's Promising

Appalachian Leaders in Service (PALS), and Collins

High School FCCLA Oral Health 2020 team.

KYA engages these groups of youth by training

the next generation of leaders to find their voice

and advocate for themselves and their communities.