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05Feb 2021

Conversation with Lt. Governor Coleman at Children’s Advocacy Week

By |February 5th, 2021|

Dr. Terry Brooks was joined by Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman during Children's Advocacy Week for a discussion about her top priorities for kids now and in a post-pandemic Kentucky. Olivia Pierce, Face It Youth Ambassador of Russell County, shares remarks and Nora Priddy shares an opening song. This week, [...]

03Feb 2021

2021 Rally for Kentucky Kids

By |February 3rd, 2021|

In place of the annual gathering in the Capitol Rotunda, advocates and state leaders tuned into the first virtual Rally for Kentucky Kids. Governor Andy Beshear, House Speaker David Osborne, and Senator Julie Raque Adams shared remarks, as well as young people from across the commonwealth.This week, hundreds of youth [...]

28Jan 2021

Looking Ahead to Children’s Advocacy Week 2021

By |January 28th, 2021|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss how to prepare for Children’s Advocacy Week (February 1st-5th), including reminders about events during the week and updates on key policies to discuss with legislators. Learn more about the 2021 Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children priorities, check out our Advocacy Toolkit, [...]

17Dec 2020

A Look at the Impact of Maternal Incarceration & Addiction on KY Children

By |December 17th, 2020|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss the intersection of incarceration, substance abuse, and parenting--including new data about mothers who are incarcerated and state policy changes that would allow parents to be held accountable while remaining connected to their child. Panelists included Jennifer Hancock, president and CEO [...]

10Dec 2020

Launching the 2021 Blueprint for KY’s Children Policy Priorities

By |December 10th, 2020|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss the 2021 Blueprint for Kentucky's Children state policy priorities, which seeks to address child health, safety, education, families' economic security, and more. Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers also joins the forum for a look ahead to the 2021 Kentucky General [...]

03Dec 2020

2020 KIDS COUNT County Data Book: What Gets Measured Gets Changed

By |December 3rd, 2020|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we continue our discussion on data and policy solutions from the new 2020 KIDS COUNT County Data Book, including the theme of this year’s book — the impact of the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and racial injustice. A special thanks to state Senator Julie Raque Adams, [...]

19Nov 2020

2020 KIDS COUNT County Data Book: “Dual Pandemics”

By |November 19th, 2020|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss data and policy solutions from the new 2020 KIDS COUNT County Data Book, including the theme of this year's book -- the impact of the "dual pandemics" of COVID-19 and racial injustice. Panelists included Dr. Henrietta Bada, Director of the Maternal and [...]

12Nov 2020

Medicaid Open Enrollment 2021

By |November 12th, 2020|

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, we discuss Medicaid open enrollment, including what's new for this year, such as the Supporting Kentucky Youth (SKY) program that will provide health services for all kids living in foster care. Panelists include Allison Adams, Vice President for Public Policy at the [...]

05Nov 2020

Advocate Self-Care Workshop

By |November 5th, 2020|Tags: |

This week on our Advocate Virtual Forum, Dr. Joe Bargione of the Bounce Coalition led us through a self-care workshop to help us maintain the energy we need to continue our advocacy on behalf of Kentucky kids. As advocates battle the pandemic, support the community, experience personal and professional [...]

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