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A Journey to Find a Family

When the child welfare system enters a child’s life and determines they are not safe at home, the child’s journey into the out-of-home care system begins. Potential placements include: A recent story on NPR’s Youth Radio details a young man’s … Continue Reading

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Kentucky Youth Speak Up: Hands Holding You!

We know that youth in Kentucky are key to creating positive change for kids, and their leadership galvanizes other youth, parents, educators, community leaders, and legislators. In the Kentucky Youth Speak Up series, students advocate for policies, encourage other youth to serve … Continue Reading

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Alarms Sounding, Kids Need Help

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the Courier Journal on December 28, 2016. I was genuinely touched and felt some steel in my patriotic veins as we paused to remember the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  Even though I’m on … Continue Reading