National Report Shows Need for Continued Investments in Child Care Assistance for Kentucky Families

Contact: Andrea Bennett abennett@kyyouth.org 502-381-1176 Jeffersontown, KY – Kentucky Youth Advocates joins the National Women’s Law Center today in releasing the state-by-state report, Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014. The report examines five critical factors that determine the affordability, accessibility … Continue Reading

Kentucky Child Poverty Remains High, but Policy Changes Continue to Boost Health Coverage

Contact: Andrea Bennett 502-381-1176 abennett@kyyouth.org Jeffersontown, KY – Today, new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey confirms that child poverty remains high in Kentucky. This data provides stronger estimates due to larger sample sizes and different methodology than the Current Population Survey supplemental data … Continue Reading