Racial Justice

KFTC is working for a day when discrimination is wiped out of our laws, habits, and hearts.

Poor People's Campaign Truth & Poverty Tour in Kentucky

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival’s National Emergency Truth & Poverty Bus Tour will visit western Kentucky on April 29, making stops in Eddyville, Hopkinsville and Bowling Green.

Writing for Change: Race-Class Narrative

Join members of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth as we work on how to effectively write about our issues in ways that pushes forward KFTC's vision and values, creates a clear narrative for the change we need, and illustrates how systems of oppression work together in creating damage to our communities.

This workshop is designed to help people think about what they are writing, what narratives we are putting forward, and how we can use our writing to create systemic change.

Selma Film Screening

Members of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth will be hosting a screening of Selma, and will be discussing the impact on the work happening still today.

Rally for Voting Rights makes an impact

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g20190313_145053Today's Rally for Voting Rights in Frankfort was a strong combination – THIRTY organizational cosponsors, FOURTEEN people with felonies in their past telling their stories under the capitol dome, SIX media outlets covering the event, about 175 attendees, and with all that we built a lot of momentum and awareness for our fight for Voting Rights.

Voting Rights bill comes up for a hearing in House

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On Monday, members of the House Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee heard a voting rights bill to restore the right to vote to people with felonies in their past who have served their debt to society.

Primary sponsor Representative George Brown was joined by Representative Charles Booker and Representative Jason Nemes as a united and bipartisan front of legislators testifying in favor of the bill.

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