Kentuckians For The Commonwealth
is a community of people, inspired by
a Vision, building New Power and
a better future for all of us. Together,
we organize for a fair economy, a
healthy environment, new safe energy
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Dana Beasley Brown

Dana Beasley Brown

I grew up in a very poor family. My parents and my five siblings squeezed into a singlewide trailer, doing the best we could to get by. When I was very young, I realized how economic policies affected my everyday life. I decided then to devote my life to becoming a voice for the low-income community.

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The mountain community of Benham, Kentucky received a healthy dose of national attention recently when the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum announced it has installed solar panels to save thousands of dollars annually on its power bill. The "solar-keeps-the-lights-on" story was first carried by a regional TV station, WYMT. It was quickly picked up in the Washington Post, Grist... Read more

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