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Dr. Jay Miller: To improve nation’s foster care systems, listen to those who’ve been through it

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan issued the first presidential proclamation that established May as National Foster Care Month. Since that time, May has been an opportunity to critically reflect on successes in shortcomings in meeting the needs of foster youth and their families. The foster care system is one of unique complexity. Having been in foster care myself, I can personally attest to this...

Thoroughbred Charities of America’s Horses First Fund to provide support amid COVID-19 pandemic

Thoroughbred Charities of America’s Horses First Fund is providing funding to backstretch and aftercare organizations working to support the Thoroughbred community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Established in 2016 by LNJ Foxwoods, the Horses First Fund assists Thoroughbreds and their caretakers in need of emergency aid due to large-scale neglect, natural disaster, or other catastrophes. The Backstretch...

President of nonprofit to accept Children Community Leader Award for commitment

Thursday, Feb. 5, Kentucky Youth Advocates and Child Advocates from across Kentucky will award Randy Coe, President of Kosair Charities, the 2015 Champion for Children Community Leader Award for his commitment to protecting children from child abuse and neglect.   Randy Coe (Photo provided) Coe will accept his award during the Child Advocacy Day Rally, which begins at 10 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda...