Step Up for Kids Conference

Danville Rally 8Advocates, policymakers and experts in all areas of child well-being will gather in cities across Kentucky for the 2013 Step Up for Kids Regional Events to learn about the 2014 Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children Agenda and to prepare for the 10th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol.

Attend an event in your region to discuss the issues facing Kentucky’s kids and families, learn more about the solutions presented in the Blueprint Agenda, and find out how to raise your voice in your community, and in Frankfort, in order to make positive changes for children.

2013 Step Up for Kids Regional Events

The Step Up for Kids events in Owensboro, KY on Monday, October 28 and in Manchester, KY on Thursday, November 7 were successes! Over 75 people joined us at the Western Kentucky Campus in Owensboro to learn more about how Blueprint issues are impacting their community. In Manchester, over 50 people from the region came to Eastern Kentucky University-Manchester campus to hear a one-on-one interview with Senate President Robert Stivers and learn more about the Blueprint. Thanks to all those who attended and helped make these events successful! The final Step Up for Kids event with be in Northern Kentucky. See below for more information.

Questions? Contact KYA at or (502) 895-8167

Thanks to the 2013 Step Up for Kids Event Sponsors

The Brighton Center
CASA River Region
Child Care Advocates of Kentucky
Children Inc.
Children’s Champions of Madison County
Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky
Children’s Law Center, Inc
Eastern Kentucky University, Manchester Campus
Family and Children’s Place
Hager Educational Foundation
Home of the Innocents
Kentucky Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Kentucky Conference of United Methodist Women
Kentucky Division for Early Childhood
Kentucky Oral Health Coalition
Kentucky School Board Association
Kentucky Voice for Early Childhood
Kentucky Voices for Health
Kentucky YMCA
Kentucky Youth Advocates
Northern Kentucky Area Development District
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department
Passport Health Plan
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Public Life Foundation
Sunrise Children’s Services
Thomas More College
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
WellCare of KY
Western Kentucky University, Owensboro Campus