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Tell the Corps and FERC to Protect Our Water

A growing number of Kentuckians continue to stand up for our water, land and health by standing against the proposed Williams & Boardwalk hazardous liquids Bluegrass Pipeline.

Take action on voting rights!

KFTC members know our democracy works best when everyone has a voice and a vote. Next Tuesday the campaign to restore voting rights to former felons in Kentucky who have paid their debt to society will take an important step forward.

Phone Bank with us!

Madison County KFTC member Steve Wilkins talks to a member at a 4.6.09 Madison Co. KFTC phone bankPhone banking is one of our key strategies to reach out to members and hit our fundraising goals,  but in order to make contact will our large membership base, we need volunteers from around the state who are willing to help us make calls.  Phone banking a great opportunity to get to know other members in your community.

We begin each of our phone banking sessions with a brief training for people who are haven't made calls with us before, so no experience is necessary. Snacks and drinks will be provided.  

Become a Power Builder

To grow a healthy democracy, we have to work together. Today Kentucky's democracy isn't what it needs to be. But the Kentucky we envision is possible. Become a KFTC POWER BUILDER and help us grow a healthy democracy!

Help carry the momentum on voting rights

Council Member Ford and KFTC members

Momentum is building in the campaign to restore voting rights to former felons who have served their sentence in Kentucky. And comments made this week by US Senator Rand Paul are the latest indication that proposed changes to the Kentucky Constitution could finally win approval in 2014.

For nearly 8 years, KFTC and our allies have organized, lobbied, door-knocked, rallied and prayed together in support of a constitutional amendment known as HB 70. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jessie Crenshaw, seeks to reform Kentucky’s outdated constitution, which has barred people with felony convictions from voting since 1792. Once adopted, the measure would restore civil rights to most non-violent offenders upon completion of their full sentence.

Ask Gov. Beshear to help protect Ky. from the Bluegrass Pipeline

We are Kentuckians, and we are working hard to protect our land, water, air and health.

Tell the Senate to protect our water!

Week in Washington AppVoices 064

 Several members of the U.S. Senate – including Kentucky senators McConnell and Paul – are pushing amendments that would keep the Environmental Protection Agency from doing its job, while also doing serious damage to the Clean Water Act.

They are pushing three amendments to the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S. 601), legislation directed at restoring ecosystems and reducing erosion. Those amendments are:

Renew Big Sandy

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Let's Do More – Together


Dana Beasley Brown"When my voice joins your voice, and my vote joins your vote, we can build a new economic and democratic New Power that will create the Kentucky we want and deserve for our families and our communities. That is what KFTC membership has done for my voice, and each new member makes our voices stronger."

– Dana Beasley Brown

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