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Final details for the “Fund Kids First” Rally on Monday

The Fund Kids First Rally is four days away! We are excited to join you in Frankfort as the Kentucky General Assembly begins a special legislative session for a rally at 11 am EDT on Monday. Find final details about the rally including logistics, what to bring, and RSVP information below. Final Details for the Rally Bring with you… An umbrella and wear a poncho to use as a visual – “Budget cuts = Rainy [...]

By |2013-08-15T13:01:40-04:00August 15th, 2013|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Economic Security, Education|

Participate in Statewide Call-In Day on July 1 to restore funds for child care and kinship care

On July 1, major cuts to child care supports go into effect causing 8,700 families to lose child care assistance each month. Helping families pay for child care makes it more likely they can get and keep a job. The state has also stopped new applications for the Kinship Care Program, which provides financial support to non-parental, relative caregivers, like grandparents. Research shows that children who have been abused and neglected experience less trauma when placed [...]

By |2013-06-27T10:52:25-04:00June 27th, 2013|Blog, Child Welfare & Safety, Economic Security|
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