Chapter: Scott County

If you think there should be a way for you to have more of a say about issues here in Scott County, you're right. 

The Scott County KFTC Chapter is committed to holding elected officials accountable and making our democracy stronger while working to make our community better a better place for all of us. Come join us and get involved. We are currently working locally on making curbside recycling available in Georgetown, and on pushing for a fairness ordinance in Scott County.

Recent Activities

Students back and organizing across the Commonwealth

gIMG_6599Students are back at universities across the state and KFTC members on campuses are organizing to meet incoming freshmen and introduce them to community organizing. 

At Georgetown College this weekend, Homer White organized a series of small meetings with incoming freshmen to talk about opportunities toget involved in the community including through KFTC. 

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KFTC members get the Blue Ribbon!

Last night's marathon Public Input meeting marked the end of this important stage of the Blue Ribbon Tax Commission's process for recommending state tax reforms. Although a few good folks had to leave before they could deliver their statement – the meeting ran more than an hour over time – the call for progressive tax reforms and adequate revenue for health, education, and environmental protection and clean energy was loud and clear. Sixteen of the speakers lined up were KFTC members, some coming as concerned Kentuckians and some wearing the hat of an ally organization.

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Last stop for the Blue Ribbon Commission! Have you weighed in?

Tonight is the last Blue Ribbon Tax Reform Commission Public Input Meeting--the invitation for Kentuckians across the state to have their say in what kind of Kentucky we deserve, and how we can best pay for it fairly.

If you live in Central Kentucky, come on out! 

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Today's voting rights field work in Georgetown

Today, Scott County KFTC members made it out to a couple of basketball games at the Ed Davis Learning Center as well as a downtown outdoor concert to register voters and talk to people about our c

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Georgetown NAACP Banquet

gIMG_5414Our friends at the Scott County/ Georgetown chapter of the NAACP held their annual banquet last night, bringing out many great friends of social justice organizing and local politicians including Charlie Hoffman and Congressman Ben Chandler.

Over 100 people participated overall and proceeds of the event went to the local NAACP scholarship fund.

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Regular Meetings:

Scott County Public Llibrary
104 S. Bradford Ln.
Georgetown, KY 40324
Monthly chapter meeting

We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. People are encouraged to bring food to share, if they can. However, there always more than enough to go around!

Chapter Organizer:

Joe Gallenstein
Georgetown, KY
859-380-6103

Upcoming Events:

May 4

Scott County May Meeting

104 S. Bradford Lane
Georgetown, KY 40324

Join KFTC members as we share food, discuss ongoing work in our communities, and figure out how best to continue our fight for a more just Kentucky.

June 1

Scott County Annual Chapter Annual Meeting

104 S. Bradford Lane
Georgetown, KY 40324

Join the Scott County chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth for their annual chapter meeting (AND POTLUCK!!)!