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Racial Justice

KFTC is working for a day when discrimination is wiped out of our laws, habits, and hearts.

Singing For Democracy

Join KFTC and allies to celebrate our democracy through music and movement! Listen to those who are shut out of our democracy, as well as folks who have only recently been able to be a part of it. 

KFTC beginning a Racial Justice Assessment and Visioning process

Late this spring, KFTC began a Racial Justice Assessment and Visioning process. This update is the first of what will likely be an ongoing series where we’ll share updates on what we’re learning, activities we’re engaging in, and potential next steps as we go through this process. 

In June 2018, the KFTC Steering Committee held a racial justice workshop for its summer retreat. Coming out of the workshop were three ideas the Steering Committee wanted to explore: 1) a racial justice audit or assessment of KFTC’s overall work; 2) a People of Color Caucus for members and staff; and 3) a Racial Justice Advisory Committee. 

After further discussion, the People of Color Caucus has gotten underway and the Steering Committee put on hold the Racial Justice Advisory Committee until after we go through the assessment process.

Lights For Liberty Action Friday

People across the world, including here in Kentucky, are disgusted and distrubed by the images coming from ICE detention facilities. Children in cages, overcrowding concentration camps, and threats of raids targeting undocumneted people have left many people feeling simultaneously scared and angry.

Racial Justice Film Series: Hidden Figures

Join the Northern Kentucy chapter's racial justice committee for a screening and discussion around Hidden Figures! 

Lights for Liberty: Florence

On Friday July 12, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.

There will be several speakers beginning around 8 p.m.

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