Racial Justice

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

Jefferson County Chapter hosts 3rd Annual We Are Kentuckians event

This March the Jefferson County Chapter of KFTC hosted the 3rd Annual We Are Kentuckians: Celebrating Our Common Heritage, a celebration of African American women’s heritage through art, dance, music, spoken word, and storytelling.

Jefferson County Chapter Meeting

Join us for our monthly chapter meeting. This month Louisville Showing Up For Racial Justice will lead a racial justice training.  This training is open to everyone, so feel free to invite others. Come learn and share with us!
 

Smoketown Community Canvass

The Jefferson County Chapter of KFTC is hosting four community canvasses in the Smoketown neighborhood during the Mayor's Week of Service.

Jefferson County Economic Justice Meeting

Join the Jefferson County Chapter's Economic Justice Team for our monthly meeting.  We'll discuss building a local economic justice campaign focused on equitable development, affordable housing and healthcare, and participatory budgeting. Come learn and share with us! 

Justice for Gynnya!

Last month, a young girl named Gynnya McMillen died while in custody at Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown. Gynnya’s life mattered.

Her death has drawn national attention. There were clear violations of the safety protocols: She wasn’t checked on according to protocol. Nobody tried immediately to resuscitate her when she was found. And the night before her death, she was placed in what’s been called an “Aikido restraint” for not removing her sweatshirt.

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