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Welcome to the Making KIDS COUNT podcast brought to you by Kentucky Youth Advocates, where we sit down with policymakers, community leaders, and youth and discuss ideas to make Kentucky the best place to be young.

Welcome to the Making KIDS COUNT podcast brought to you by Kentucky Youth Advocates, where we sit down with policymakers, community leaders, and youth and discuss ideas to make Kentucky the best place to be young.
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Welcome to the Making KIDS COUNT podcast brought to you by Kentucky Youth Advocates, where we sit down with policymakers, community leaders, and youth and discuss ideas to make Kentucky the best place to be young.

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@kyyouth

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English

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Episodes

Previewing 2020 Legislative Session With Senate President

11/12/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session and priorities impacting kids, including investing in measures to improve school safety, keeping families together safely, addressing the addiction crisis, and more. NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the 2019 Election Day.

Duration:00:27:15

Interview with KY Senate President Robert Stivers and Jennifer Hancock

11/5/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers and Jennifer Hancock, President and CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States, to discuss efforts in Clay County to address the addiction epidemic and build a thriving community, and how it can be replicated in other communities across the Commonwealth.

Duration:00:27:42

Interview with Governor Matt Bevin

10/29/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Governor Matt Bevin by phone to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as child welfare, economic security, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. Listen to our podcast episode featuring Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Duration:00:34:53

Interview with KY Attorney General Candidate Daniel Cameron

10/22/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Daniel Cameron to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as the impact of parental incarceration on kids, improvements to the youth justice system, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. Listen to our podcast episode featuring Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo.

Duration:00:26:24

Interview with Dr. Helen Deines, Larry Michalczyk, and Pam Darnall

10/15/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Dr. Helen Deines, Larry Michalczyk, and Pam Darnall, three experts with years of experience in the child welfare field, to discuss the Courier Journal’s recent series on Kentucky’s child welfare system and the need to address the Commonwealth’s high rate of child abuse. Tune in to hear their reflections and calls to action. This episode is a follow up to the Making Kids Count episode featuring Rick Green and Debby Yetter of the Courier Journal.

Duration:00:24:38

Interview with KY Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo

10/8/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as the impact of the opioid epidemic and parental incarceration on kids, improvements to the youth justice system, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. We hope to host candidate Daniel Cameron in a future episode of Making Kids Count.

Duration:00:26:47

Interview with KY Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo

10/7/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Greg Stumbo to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as the impact of the opioid epidemic and parental incarceration on kids, improvements to the youth justice system, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate’s ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. We hope to host candidate Daniel Cameron in a future episode of Making Kids Count.

Duration:00:26:47

Interview with Rick Green and Debby Yetter from the Courier Journal

10/1/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Rick Green, editor, and Debby Yetter, social services and child welfare reporter, to discuss the Courier Journal's recent series on Kentucky's child welfare system and the need to address the Commonwealth's high rate of child abuse. Tune in to hear their reflections and call to action. This is part one of our series on child welfare. Stay tuned for future episodes featuring experts in the child welfare arena who have worked at the grassroots and policy levels, as...

Duration:00:26:55

Interview with Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear

9/24/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Gubernatorial Candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear to discuss issues impacting Kentucky kids, such as child safety, youth justice, economic security, and more. Tune in to hear the candidate's ideas for making Kentucky the best place to young. Listen to our podcast episode featuring Governor Matt Bevin.

Duration:00:26:20

Welcome to Making Kids Count Podcast

9/18/2019
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Welcome to the Making Kids Count podcast brought to you by Kentucky Youth Advocates, where we sit down with policymakers, community leaders, and youth and discuss ideas to make Kentucky the best place to be young. For more info and episodes visit www.kyyouth.org.

Duration:00:00:44