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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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Episodes

Norma Hatfield, President of the Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky

1/21/2020
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Terry Brooks sits down with Norma Hatfield, President of the Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky, who shares her story of becoming a kinship caregiver and how that experience has shaped her advocacy efforts for kinship families across the Commonwealth. Norma encourages kinship caregivers and all of our listeners to urge elected leaders to prioritize investments for children who have experienced abuse and neglect by supporting kinship families, including financial and respite care...

Duration:00:25:22

Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman

1/14/2020
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Terry Brooks sits down with Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman to discuss her new roles as Kentucky's Lieutenant Governor and the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and her priorities to improve outcomes for all kids and families.

Duration:00:24:28

KY House Minority Floor Leader Joni Jenkins

1/7/2020
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky House Minority Floor Leader Joni Jenkins to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session, developing the biennial state budget, and prioritizing issues impacting kids, such as continuing momentum in child welfare, minimizing the impact of parental incarceration, and addressing the addiction crisis.

Duration:00:25:55

Eric Friedlander, Acting Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services

12/24/2019
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Terry Brooks is joined by Eric Friedlander, Acting Secretary of Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to discuss priorities of Governor Beshear's Administration in health and child welfare.

Duration:00:26:48

The Philanthropic Landscape & Impact on Nonprofits

12/17/2019
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Terry Brooks is joined by two philanthropic leaders in Kentucky: Barry Allen, President and Treasurer of the Gheens Foundation, and Keith Inman, President of Kosair Charities. They discuss the philanthropic landscape locally and nationally, the impact of philanthropy on nonprofits and the kids and families they serve, and the ways in which philanthropic entities and nonprofits can evolve to create the greatest impact for communities.

Duration:00:31:44

KY Senate Minority Floor Leader Morgan McGarvey

12/10/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Senate Minority Floor Leader Morgan McGarvey to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session, developing the biennial state budget, and prioritizing issues impacting kids.

Duration:00:30:31

Launch of the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children 2020 Priorities

12/3/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with partners in the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children, Natalie Harris of Coalition for the Homeless and Mike Hammons of Children, Inc., to discuss 2020 policy and budget priorities that are good for Kentucky kids and families. View the 2020 Blueprint agenda and supporting resources at www.kyyouth.org/blueprintky/.

Duration:00:28:56

Interview with Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne

11/26/2019
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Terry Brooks sits down with Kentucky Speaker of the House David Osborne to discuss the upcoming 2020 legislative session and priorities impacting kids, including investing in keeping families together safely, addressing the addiction crisis, and more. NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the final results of the 2019 Election Day.

Duration:00:29:48

Release of 2019 Kentucky KIDS COUNT County Data Book

11/19/2019
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Terry Brooks shares the latest trends in child well-being highlighted in the 2019 Kentucky KIDS COUNT County Data Book and sits down with Beatrice Roussel, a high school senior and leader in StAMINA, and Michelle Elison, Kentucky's Partnership Coordinator with the U.S. Census Bureau, to discuss takeaways around youth mental health and the importance of a complete and accurate census count in 2020. Thank you to our KIDS COUNT sponsors, including signature sponsor Passport Health Plan and...

Duration:00:28:59

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