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4th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy

The cold and chilly weather brought by hurricanes ceased in Louisville the 4th annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy block party. The energy of friends, neighbors, vendors, and performers were only rivaled by the clear, bright sky. Taking place at the Jefferson County Chapter headquarters of 745 Lampton Street, the block party proved to be another success.

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Louisville has experienced many ups and downs of the current political climate in the nation. Widespread violent crime, threats to undocumented immigrants, continued environmental injustices, and many other issues are evidence of the uphill battle that is present. Yet, hundreds gathered in Smoketown to celebrate gains in affordable housing, community revitalization, and unified organizing efforts across various issues. The Smoketown neighborhood is no different in its successes – it has maintained a strong momentum toward creating a neighborhood where all residents thrive.

Get Out Movie Night!

Join members of the Scott County NAACP, KFTC, Georgetown College Ambassadors for Diversity, and others for a showing of the psychological thriller Get Out. This event will also feature a discussiong about race in America, and how we work towards greater racial justice in 2017.

Arty Pie Party

The Scott County chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth is holding it's annual Arty Pie Party on November 11th at Yuko En on the Elkhorn! We hope members come to bid on silent auction local baked goods and art, purchase KFTC merchandise, learn about the work local KFTC membersa re doing on a variety of issues, enjoy good food, great music, and amazing company!

Save the Rent

Join musician Gloria San Miguel, poet Sherry Cook Stanforth of Thomas More College's Creative Writing and Vision Program, Pam Mullins will discuss the Community and Restorative Justice in Covington initiative, including introducing a young poet and rapper who is a part of the project, and others from Kentuckians For The Commonwealth for a night of music, poetry, and discussion around important

Kentuckians organize for climate justice

This is a critical time in the movement to create jobs, protect our health and climate, and advance a just transition for affected workers and communities.

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