Chapter: Perry County

Do you want the absolute best for your family and our Perry County community? So do we.

If you believe, as we do, that working together is the best way to create a better Perry County, then we invite you to be part of our local KFTC chapter.

We are a diverse group of Perry Countians – teachers, retired coal miners, students, unemployed, moms, grandparents and many more. We work together – as we have for 30 years – to protect our water and land, bring new energy and new jobs to our area, share our vision with elected officials and make sure Perry County is a safe place to call home for everyone.

We support each other, have fun and get things done. Come join us at our next potluck chapter meeting!

Recent Activities

Perry County Chapter Hosts EKY Holiday Party

Members from Letcher and Knott counties joined the Perry County chapter members Tuesday night in Hazard at the Perry County Public Library for a Holiday feast and screening of I Was There in the Library's theater.  Around 25 people brought family, friends, and food to celebrate the upcoming holidays, another powerful year of grassroots organizing in east Kentucky, and the 79th birthday of the 2011 KFTC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, McKinley Sumner of Montgomery Creek, Vicco.  


Perry County Chapter Update!

 This week the Perry County Chapter used their meeting time for a Fall Fundraising phonebank training, planning the upcoming yearend chapter celebration (with music, food, and a film!), and "Adding Our Voice" to the KY Deserves Better tumblr page (see a couple pics below and go add your own!).

For the chapter celebration we are planning for some great home cooked food, local pickin' and singin', and we're showing the short "I Was There" film in the new seated theater at Perry County's nice, new public library!  Everyone, near and far, is welcome to join us!  Bring a friend and a dish! 

Perry County Kicks Off Voter Turnout


Perry Chapter Registers Students to Vote in Hazard

Last week the Perry Chapter was able to set up a voter registration booth in the cafeteria of Hazard Community and Technical College.  

Voter Registration at Black Gold Festival


Chapter Feature:

Russell Oliver"KFTC empowers residents to bring about positive changes in their communities. It gives members confidence that they can make a difference. You are not one person, but part of a statewide organization of thousands supporting you and your cause."

-Russell Oliver, Perry County Chapter member

Regular Meetings:

Hazard, KY 41701
Monthly chapter meeting

Join us on the 3rd Monday of every other month at 6pm for the Perry County chapter meeting. We rotate meeting locations so please check the KFTC calendar for most up to date meeting information.

Chapter meetings are a great time to plan local work, discuss local and state-wide work, meet new people, and much more. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend! Hope to see you there!

Chapter Organizer:

Angel Hill
Hazard, KY 41653