Kinship Coalition Virtual Summit

The summit will be a two part series to learn about the current landscape of kinship care at the state and national level, and then prioritize an action agenda with kinship and fictive kin caregivers across the commonwealth. Part 1: The Kinship Summit will be on Thursday, September 2, 2021 for kinship and fictive kin caregivers, […]

Children’s Advocacy Week

Kentucky State Capitol 700 Capital Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky

We need you to ask elected officials to prioritize kids in the 2022 legislative session! JOIN Kentucky Youth Advocates for Children’s Advocacy Week, January 18 - 21, 2022 Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol began in 2004 as an effort to unite advocates from across the state to raise their voices on behalf of children’s safety, […]

GrandStand for Grandchildren-Free Event for Grandparents

Grace M. James Academy for Excellece 1615 West Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky

 GrandStand for Grandchildren-Free Event for Grandparents ECHO’s 1st annual GrandStand for Grandchildren event on Saturday, June 11th, 2022, from 10:00-2:00pm at the Grace M. James Academy of Excellence. This event is geared towards grandparents raising grandchildren and providing community services and opportunities that are for both youth and grandparents. This will be a great opportunity […]

GAP Grandparents As Parents Conference

Embassy Suites 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky

The 19th annual Grandparents As Parents (GAP) conference is Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike in Lexington, KY (NEW LOCATION).  Grandparents, relatives, kinship caregivers and professionals are invited to attend.  There are two presentations from national trauma expert Beth Tyson, “The Impact of Trauma and Loss in Kinship Families” and “Understanding Ambiguous Loss and How […]