The Conversation Can’t Stop

The Conversation Can’t Stop

We are only a few days past the anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s tragic death and it is important to note that one of the best ways to prevent repeating these abhorrent and tragic events is through education and intentional actions. Family & Children’s Place remains committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and has been working tirelessly to increase access to resources for staff and ensure the conversations and work don’t stop. Black lives matter. The lives of every child, youth and adult who has experienced racism, inequity, trauma, injustice and discrimination matter. And what matters most is for Family & […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $625,000 grant for youth-led program to address substance abuse prevention & conflict resolution

Grant will target zip codes 40202 & 40203; areas experiencing record high violence and substance abuse (LOUISVILLE, Ky. –)  Middle and elementary students residing in two of Louisville’s most economically distressed zip codes will soon have access to a program designed to improve educational outcomes through the prevention of drug abuse thanks to a grant from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  The grant and program were developed by the Central Louisville Coalition (CLC)—a group comprised of representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, non-profits, governmental agencies, faith-based institutions, and […]