Voter Empowerment

Action for Democracy Launch

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth believes in the power of people working together to take action on issues that affect all Kentuckians. We also believe in an authentic democracy where everyone is included, voting is accessible, elections are fair, and elected leaders are responsive to folks in their communities. KFTC is committed to working year-round to register, educate and mobilize voters.

A Day in the Belly of the Beast

President Trump has stopped a federal study looking at the relationship between strip mining and human health. Despite that, a planned hearing took place in Hazard on August 21 and in Lexington on August 22. Jeff Chapman-Crane read the following that he and Sharman, his wife, had written together.

4th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy

Jefferson County Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth presents the 4th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy! Smoketown GetDown is a FREE block party powered by the people and open to the public with live entertainment and local food & beer.

Scott County Meeting and Potluck

Join members as we work on tax reform, fairness, voting rights, recycling, landfills and more! This will feature a presentation from Alicia Hurle regarding KFTC's voter empowerment strategy for 2018!
Meetings start at 6:30, and is a potluck! Bring something to share if you can, but make sure you come hungry! There's always plenty to go around.

Support efforts to restore ex-felon voting rights

Kentucky is one of only four states that ban former felons from voting, ranking third in the rate of disenfranchisement overall and first in disenfranchisement of African-Americans. Many states allow persons to vote once their sentences have been served and some never take away voting rights, allowing prisoners to vote.

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