On Wednesday, March 12,2014, advocates from across the state, including Kentucky Youth Advocates, will be attending LIVE UNITED Day at the Capitol in Frankfort to speak out for and support United Way’s priorities including education, income, and health. United Way would specifically like advocates to encourage our legislators to restore funding for the Child Care Assistance Program in the state budget. The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps low-income families access to quality child care by covering part or all of the cost of child care for parents that are working or receiving educational training.
Register now for LIVE UNITED Day at the Capitol on March 12th. There are several ways that you can GIVE your time throughout the day. Below is a schedule of events we encourage you to participate in and help us to ADVOCATE for United Way’s priorities.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Gather in the Capitol Annex for the welcome and opening remarks and keynote address from Terry Tolan, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Your opportunity for personal visits with your legislators to advocate for restoring funding and eligibility for CCAP in the 2014-2016 biennial budget, as well as priorities for your local community.
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. RALLY on the Senate side of the second floor of the Capitol to display the work of United Way across the state and to greet legislators before they enter the afternoon session.
Invite your friends to join you in helping to make the LIVE UNITED Day at success. While you’re there receive and wear a LIVE UNITED T-Shirt or sticker, along with a “KEEP CCAP” sticker to show your support!