Mara Powell
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New Year, New Legislative Session, New Website

Jeffersontown, KY – Kentucky Youth Advocates is excited to announce the launch of our refreshed website, which will provide a wealth of resources throughout the 2018 legislative session. The new website has been designed to provide advocates with improved navigation and functionality across the site.

The refreshed layout offers quick and easy access to a variety of tools and resources that allow advocates to stay up-to-date on policies that are good for kids, the latest research and data from KIDS COUNT, ways to be an advocate for Kentucky kids, and more. Several new online features to discover include:

The Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children – The Blueprint is a coalition of non-profit, public, and private organizations that speaks with a common voice in order to have a better shot at making positive changes for Kentucky’s children. Kentucky Youth Advocates invites you to learn more about the 2018 Blueprint policy priorities and ways to get involved.

Kentucky General Assembly Bill Tracker – Stay up-to-date on Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children legislative priorities and other bills that are good for kids by following the Bill Tracker during the General Assembly. The Bill Tracker will be updated as legislative bills are filed.

Legislator Lookup Tool – Kids count on their leaders to prioritize them, and on advocates to let leaders know what they need to succeed. Check out the new Legislator Lookup Tool to find out who represents you and how to contact them.

Kentucky KIDS COUNT Data Dashboard –Kentucky KIDS COUNT uses data to provide a picture of child well-being and identify way to make Kentucky the best for children, their families, and their communities. The Data Dashboard is an interactive presentation of the statewide data featured in the 2017 Kentucky KIDS COUNT County Data Book.


Kentucky Youth Advocates believes all children deserve to be safe, healthy, and secure. As THE independent voice for Kentucky’s children, we work to ensure policymakers create investments and policies that are good for children.