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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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United States

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Podcasts

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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.

Twitter:

@kyyouth

Language:

English

Contact:

5028958167


Episodes

Brent McKim, President of the Jefferson County Teachers Association

2/18/2020
Terry Brooks sits down with Brent McKim, President of the Jefferson County Teachers Association, to discuss JCTA efforts to support educators and improve student outcomes, investments in education and school safety within the 2020 state budget, and more.

Duration:00:28:12

Senator Julie Raque Adams, Majority Caucus Chair

2/13/2020
Terry Brooks sits down with Senator Julie Raque Adams, the Majority Caucus Chair for the Kentucky Senate, to discuss her visit to the Whitehouse to discuss the teen vaping epidemic, 2020 state budget and revenue discussions, and other legislative priorities. Stay up-to-date on state policies that are good for kids on our bill tracker at kyyouth.org.

Duration:00:25:56

Senator Whitney Westerfield, Chairman of the KY Senate Judiciary Committee

2/11/2020
Terry Brooks sits down with Senator Whitney Westerfield, who chairs the Judiciary Committee for the Kentucky Senate, in Frankfort to discuss ongoing reforms within Kentucky's criminal justice and youth justice systems as well as the intersection of those systems with the child welfare system. Since the taping of this episode, Senate Bill 87 has passed the Kentucky Senate. Stay up-to-date on state policies that are good for kids on our bill tracker at kyyouth.org.

Duration:00:29:05

Special Episode: KYA, KY Chamber, KCEP, and Prichard Committee Analyze the State Budget Proposal

2/6/2020
Terry Brooks is joined by Ashli Watts, President and CEO for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Jason Bailey, the Executive Director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, and Brigitte Blom Ramsey, the Executive Director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, for a conversation on Governor Andy Beshear's state budget proposal and key areas to focus on as budget and revenue discussions continue with the Kentucky legislature. Learn more about the Blueprint for Kentucky’s...

Duration:00:45:15

Dr. Leon Mooneyhan, Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperativ

2/4/2020
Terry Brooks is joined by Dr. Leon Mooneyhan, Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative, to discuss the education components of the Governor's proposed budget and the past, present, and future reforms of Kentucky's education system. Stay up-to-date on state policies that are good for kids on our bill tracker at kyyouth.org

Duration:00:28:57

Special Episode: Diving Into the Governor's State Budget Proposal

1/31/2020
On this special episode, Terry Brooks reflects on Governor Andy Beshear's state budget proposal as it pertains to kids' issues, outlines what to expect in the budget process, and ways to stay informed as the budget advances through the Kentucky General Assembly.

Duration:00:20:20

Ben Chandler, President & CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

1/28/2020
Terry Brooks is joined by Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, to reflect on the 2020 Children's Advocacy Day at the Capitol and discuss health issues impacting Kentucky kids, including supporting tobacco-free policies, understanding trends around vaccinations, ensuring trauma-informed care to address adverse childhood experiences, and more. Stay up-to-date on state policies that are good for kids on our bill tracker.

Duration:00:28:07

Norma Hatfield, President of the Kinship Families Coalition of Kentucky

1/21/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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