KFTC members honored as Community Heroes

KFTC members Tanya and Christian Torp are recognized among 50 Community Heroes in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, March 31. On the birthday of the late civil rights activist and labor leader, the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Equal Voice for Families campaign is featuring on its website local leaders who are redefining poverty.

Nominated by KFTC, the Torps are recognized for the work they do to empower others in their Lexington community.

Both are involved in a number of local efforts, including KFTC’s Central Kentucky chapter, Faith Feeds, Step by Step, and the Community Action Council. Tanya has started her own foundation, Be Bold, to encourage young women to go beyond their circumstances, and Christian uses his training as a lawyer to provide representation for those who might not be able to afford it.

As Tanya described, “Justice is a way of life for us. We just live it.”

To learn more about the Torps’ work and how they redefine poverty, visit their nomination page here.

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