Ending Abuse by Ending a Culture of Secrecy

Ending child abuse and neglect requires transparency of data, procedures, protocols, and policies in the systems with which vulnerable children interact, such as the child welfare, education, and justice systems. Over the last few years, we at Kentucky Youth Advocates … Continue Reading

2016 Legislative Updates

Bookmark this page and check it often to stay informed on where the 2016 Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children legislative priorities stand in the Kentucky General Assembly. This page will be continually updated as bills are filed and as bills progress through the legislature. Take action. … Continue Reading

Statement on HB 380 Passing House

Contact: Andrea Bennett 502-381-1176 abennett@kyyouth.org Statement by Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates We applaud the Kentucky House today for passing HB 380 to make the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (URLTA) cover all Kentucky communities. This bill … Continue Reading

Statement on CCAP in House Budget

Contact: Andrea Bennett 502-381-1176 abennett@kyyouth.org Statement by Terry Brooks, executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates Given tough budget economic times, there are several needs children and families face on a daily basis, and we know the state budget impacts children … Continue Reading