Northern Kentucky | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Chapter: Northern Kentucky

If you believe that Northern Kentucky communities are best served by honoring diversity and promoting sustainability, then join the Northern Kentucky chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth.

The chapter began in Northern Kentucky in 2010, and has been active working to build a more just and sustainable community. From concerts, to film series, to candidate forums, our chapter is always working to find ways to better engage and work within our community. We hope you can join us, and help build a better Kentucky.

Recent Activities

Hailing Cesar NKU screening

This past Wednesday the Northern Kentucky chapter joined other organizations for a celebration of Cesar Chavez Day at Northern Kentucky University.

Northern Kentucky MLK Events

Join us on Sunday January 20th at 1 pm for a screening and discussion around the film Selma

Ther Northern Kentucky chapter is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take action to protect ORSANCO and support water justice!

Last year a proposal came forward to do away with the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) regulatory mission.

NKY Hosts Dolores Screening

Dolores Panel members Brenda Moran, Heyra Avila, Monick Chia, and Irene Encarnacion

On September 22nd the Northern Kentucky chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth partnered with LULAC – Cincinnati, Mass Action for Black Liberation, Northern Kentucky University’s World Languages World Literatures, Northern Kentucky Justice and Peace Committee, Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, and Mother of God Parish’s Education Committee to screen the documentary Dolores as part of the chapter's ongoing racial justice film series. The film details the life, struggles, and accomplishments of Dolores Huerta, who helped found the United Farm workers, and has worked for justice in our country throughout her life.

Northern Kentucky plans Hispanic Heritage Month activities

The northern Kentucky KFTC chapter plans to particpate in several upcoming events to help celebrate this year's Hispanic Heritage Month. The Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 through October 15, and serves as an excellent opportunity to celebrate Latino heritage and the growing Latinx community in northern Kentucky.

To celebrate this work, the local chapter will be tabling at the Cristo Rey Parish festival in Florence. Cristo Rey is a Catholic parish in Florence, and focuses on the need for the local Latinx community. KFTC members will be on hand to register voters, hear what issues local communities are facing, and look for opportunities to work together with allies.

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Regular Meetings:

Center for Great Neighborhoods
321 W. 12th Street
Covington, KY 41011
Monthly Chapter Meeting

Every Third Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Chapter Organizer:

Joe Gallenstein
306 Greenup St
Covington, KY 41011
859-380-6103

Upcoming Events:

October 25

Poor People's Campaign M.O.R.E Tour Press Conference

1885 Dixie Highway
Fort Wright, KY 41011

Join Reverends William Barber and Liz Theoharis and the Kentucky Poor People's Campaign for the first stops of the Poor People’s Campaign’s MORE Tour in Kentucky.

October 28

NKY Environmental Justice Meeting

306 Greenup Street
Covington, KY 41011

Join us to help work on our ongoing environmental justice work! From RECLAIM, to energy to democracy, Empower Kentucky, and more!

November 5

We Choose NKY! Election Watch Party

433 Johnson Street
Covington, KY 41011

Join KFTC members as we celebrate the work we have done to build a stronger democracy, and begin to move what's next for Kentuckians!