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So far Greta Aschbacher has created 17 blog entries.

Youth-Serving Agencies: How Are You Acting as the Face That Ends Child Abuse?

The Face It® Movement, founded and led by Kosair Charities, knows that child abuse is a community-wide issue and that ending it will take community-wide support. Face It has been working with several community sectors since its launch in April 2013. Each sector – educators, medical professionals, youth, child care providers, and youth-serving agencies – is working to prevent, address, and end child abuse in ways that are appropriate for the sector. Educators and schools [...]

By |2014-09-04T11:33:43-04:00September 4th, 2014|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety|

Foot Traffic Ahead, New Report Ranks 30 Metros According to Walkability

Across the country, U.S. metros are racing to dominate the walkable urban places (WalkUPs) market. The new report, Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America's Largest Metros, conducted by LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors, a coalition of Smart Growth America, in conjunction with The George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate & Urban Analysis, identifies each metro’s WalkUPs and ranks the top 30 U.S. metropolitan areas based on their current and future [...]

By |2014-06-18T09:37:44-04:00June 18th, 2014|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Health|

Healthy Eating through the Summer

Hamburgers, ice cream, hot dogs... summer is packed with kids' favorite foods. Whether they are at summer camp, the ballpark, or a family cookout, kids will be surrounded by these delicious, yet not so healthy, foods. So how can you ensure that the kids in your life are eating a healthy diet this summer? Below are some nutrition tips for summer from the US Department of Agriculture. You can view these tips and more on [...]

By |2014-06-04T14:55:01-04:00June 4th, 2014|Blog, Health|

Face It: One Year Later, Still Going Strong

Today, hundreds of Louisvillians gathered at the Big Four Bridge for the Rally to End Child Abuse, hosted by Face It partner, Family and Children’s Place. The event highlighted ways that we can all help to end child abuse. Parents, neighbors, friends, teachers, coaches, everyone – each of us is the face that ends child abuse. It reminded me of one year ago when the Face It® Movement officially launched on April 9, 2013. At [...]

By |2014-04-08T15:00:47-04:00April 8th, 2014|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety|

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

It’s finally April! I’ve been looking forward to this day since New Year’s, but not just because it (hopefully) means warmer weather is here to stay. April marks an obvious time of new beginnings and fresh starts. It’s a month full of hope and potential which makes it the perfect choice for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Face It® Movement, in partnership with many community agencies, would like to invite you to several events [...]

By |2014-04-01T12:34:27-04:00April 1st, 2014|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Health|

Face It Movement Highlighted on KET Series

A new KET series, kNOwMORE NONPROFITS, began airing an educational television series about what life would be like without nonprofits in November 2013. Throughout the month of February, the 8th episode in the series, "Nonprofits Keeping Kentucky Healthy," highlighted the Face It® Movement and 3 other nonprofits across the state that work to improve the health of Kentuckians. Kentucky Youth Advocates is a proud partner of Face It, a movement to end child abuse in Louisville by 2023. In the [...]

By |2014-03-12T10:44:18-04:00March 12th, 2014|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Health|

Statement by Terry Brooks on Governor’s Kentucky Competes Tax Reform Plan

Governor Steve Beshear's Kentucky Competes tax reform plan is a step in the right direction for Kentucky kids and families. We wholeheartedly agree that in order to continue to move the Commonwealth forward in creating an educated and healthy workforce and helping families and children meet basic needs, we need to rethink our tax code. We were especially pleased to see the inclusion of a state Earned Income Tax Credit in the plan. We know [...]

By |2014-02-04T13:02:44-05:00February 4th, 2014|Economic Security, News Room|

Children’s Advocacy Day on YouTube

At the 10th Annual Children's Advocacy Day Rally, Representative John Tilley opened with a statement that the crowd wholeheartedly accepted. He said, "The most important issue facing this assembly is kids." You can hear the rest of Rep. Tilley's speech and the speeches of several other child advocates by watching the video of the rally on Kentucky Youth Advocates' YouTube page. While you're there, also check out the video from the KIDS COUNT Awards Ceremony. During [...]

Children’s Advocacy Day – See You at the Capitol on Thursday!

The week is upon us! The 10th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol in this Thursday, January 16. We look forward to seeing everyone in Frankfort! If you haven’t already, don’t forget to register for the event and check out the CAD booklet to help you prepare for Thursday. Here are some final details about the event: 9:30am - Check-in and registration will be available in the Capitol Rotunda and on the back terrace of the [...]

Stand Up, Speak Out: Children’s Advocacy Day

On Thursday, January 16, 2014, hundreds of advocates, business leaders, youth and elected officials will gather at the Capitol in Frankfort to be a visual and audible presence for Kentucky’s most precious asset: its children. Since the first Children’s Advocacy Day in 2004, the event has grown in numbers but has maintained its purpose of rallying advocates to stand up and speak out on behalf of kids. This year, the 10th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day [...]

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