|In 1964 the Community Action Council of Lexington, KY was created by Lyndon Johnson based on the war on poverty. They created it with a vision to provide equality through all walks of people’s lives. Everyone should have the opportunity for housing, sustainable employment, and the equality of life that many others enjoy. Recently CAC hosted their seventh annual Lex End Poverty at the Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center to get the community to involved in a conversation about poverty. Topics included: building livable communities and encouraging the community to help those that want to help themselves get out of poverty. The Community Action Council is here to help the community get involved to prevent, reduce, and eliminate poverty. For 50 years they have been helping to end poverty with the communities investment.
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NONPROFITS & EMPLOYMENT: AIRING APRIL 8th
Our twelfth episode on nonprofits and employment premieres on KETKY Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30 pm EDT. This new series highlights Kentucky nonprofits that are making it possible for individuals with disabilities to have the same chance of employment as everyone else. Our coverage begins with Covington’s The Point ARC of Northern Kentucky, providing educational, residential, social, and vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We’ll also visit Lexington’s Opportunity For Work & Learning, which serves to create a world without barriers to employment. Hosted by Brian Simmons, we’ll interview folks at the Dress For Success Fashion Show Fundraiser and learn more about what these programs are doing for the community by breaking down these barriers to employment.
Thank you to our sponsors: CINTAS, The William & Mary Jane Helm Trust.