Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children

Nationwide, Kentucky consistently ranks in the bottom ten in measures of education and health, safety and economic well-being. The Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children, a comprehensive six-year plan to improve child well-being in Kentucky, seeks to understand why, and what to do about it. We’ll learn about the Blueprint, the organizations that work on it, and what the next legislative steps could be to bring it into action. Join us as we broadcast live from the 2010 Step Up for Kids Conference in Louisville.  Listen to the Show

Jenkins Backs Domestic Violence Bill

Louisville state representative Joni Jenkins has pre-filed a bill that would extend domestic violence protective rights to dating couples, instead of only those who are married. Lisa Holmes with the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association says its an important segment of the population that hasn’t been protected in the past. “Statistics are telling us that 33-percent… Continue reading Jenkins Backs Domestic Violence Bill