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Listen Up! Festival raising awareness for survivors of interpersonal violence coming to Lexington Saturday

The inaugural Listen Up! Festival is bringing together activists, musicians, authors, dancers and more to downtown Lexington this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to show support and bring awareness to survivors of interpersonal violence. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, the festival represents Lexington’s commitment toward social change and amplifying the voices of survivors of dating...

AquaBots camp gives girls glimpse at science, technology, math and engineering careers

Participating in AquaBots from left to right are: Divya Sunderam, Keziah Thomas and Katie O’Niell. (Photo from UK)   By Jenny Wells Special to KyForward   Nineteen girls from grades seven to 11 participated in AquaBots, a STEM camp (science, technology, engineering and math) designed just for girls. Hosted by the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative and the University of Kentucky, the...