Terry Brooks shares the latest trends in child well-being highlighted in the 2019 Kentucky KIDS COUNT County Data Book
and sits down with Beatrice Roussell, a high school senior and leader in StAMINA
, and Michelle Elison, Kentucky’s Partnership Coordinator with the U.S. Census Bureau, to discuss takeaways around youth mental health and the importance of a complete and accurate census count in 2020
Thank you to our KIDS COUNT sponsors, including signature sponsor Passport Health Plan and presenting sponsor Kosair Charities, as well as Avesis, Corona Spanish Media, Delta Dental, and Mountain Comprehensive Care.
NOTE: We incorrectly stated the number of children in poverty in this podcast episode. As cited in the County Data Book, 219,000 Kentucky children live in poverty.