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07May 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on Foster Care

By |May 7th, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Abby Drane, President & CEO of Seven Counties Services and Bellewood & Brooklawn, and Dale Suttles, president of Sunrise Children’s Services. They discuss how their organizations have adjusted to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and ways they are helping the youth [...]

05May 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on the DCBS Workforce

By |May 5th, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Deputy Commissioner Elizabeth Caywood and Dr. Jay Miller, Dean of the UK College of Social Work. They discuss the priorities of DCBS during the pandemic, the importance of self-care and wellness of those in the [...]

30Apr 2020

Senator Gerald Neal

By |April 30th, 2020|

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Senator Gerald Neal to reflect on the 2020 legislative session, areas in which Kentucky must continue work for kids, and what to look forward to as the Commonwealth begins COVID-19 recovery efforts. Listen to Terry Brooks' reflections on the final state budget [...]

23Apr 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on the HANDS Home Visiting Program

By |April 23rd, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Pam Darnall, president and CEO of Family and Children's Place in Louisville, and Tammy Weidinger, president and CEO of the Brighton Center in Northern Kentucky. They discuss the critical services Kentucky's Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) home visiting program provides, current [...]

14Apr 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on Health Care

By |April 14th, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Veronica Cecil, Vice President for Policy at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and former Deputy Commissioner in the Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services, Dr. Julia Richerson, pediatrician practicing at Family Health Centers Iroquois in Louisville, and Dr. Nikki Stone, Dental Director at the UK North Fork Valley [...]

09Apr 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on Child Care

By |April 9th, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Mike Hammons, vice president of advocacy at Learning Grove, and Dr. Sarah Vanover, director of Kentucky's Division of Child Care, to discuss the realities facing the child care sector, what federal investments are still needed to support child care centers, and information for families on [...]

07Apr 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: The Impact on Education

By |April 7th, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Brigitte Blom Ramsey, president and CEO of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, to discuss the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's learning and the K-12 sector. This is part of a series of conversations where we examine the immediate [...]

02Apr 2020

COVID-19 and Kentucky Kids: Understanding Federal Supports

By |April 2nd, 2020|Tags: |

Terry Brooks is joined via phone by Deb Stein of the Partnership for America's Children and Doug Scofield of Volunteers of America Mid-States to dive deeper into the federal COVID-19 relief supports recently passed by Congress and how those will impact the lives of Kentucky families and the businesses [...]