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An interview series that gives voice to everyday heroes and sheds light on issues affecting women and minorities across Kentucky. A KET production.

Connections with Renee Shaw KET

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An interview series that gives voice to everyday heroes and sheds light on issues affecting women and minorities across Kentucky. A KET production.

    Melynda Jamison - CASA of Lexington

    Melynda Jamison - CASA of Lexington

    Renee's guest is Melynda Jamison of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington.

    • 26 min
    Berea College President Lyle Roelofs

    Berea College President Lyle Roelofs

    Renee Shaw speaks with retiring Berea College President Lyle Roelofs about his 11-year tenure at the college.

    • 27 min
    Engaging Fathers & Improving Financial Literacy

    Engaging Fathers & Improving Financial Literacy

    David Cozart, head of the Commonwealth Center for Fathers and Families, talks about his organization's effort to engage fathers more, especially those incarcerated, in their children's lives. Next, Renee Shaw speaks with financial experts Dale Morgan and Beverly Bowens about their efforts to educate and empower youngsters and the larger Lexington community regarding financial literacy.

    • 28 min
    Gun Control Advocate Whitney Austin

    Gun Control Advocate Whitney Austin

    Whitney Austin, a mass shooting survivor, talks about the recent events in Texas and a policy proposal to curb gun violence that she’s pushing in Kentucky to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill.

    • 27 min
    Ben Chandler - Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

    Ben Chandler - Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

    Renee Shaw talks with Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, about the organization's effort to inform pregnant women about COVID-19 and vaccinations, the recent health policy passed by state lawmakers and health equity issues.

    • 27 min
    Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams

    Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams

    Kentucky's Secretary of State Michael Adams talks about the May 2022 primary and election reforms going into effect this voting cycle, shifts in voter registration, combating disinformation about election integrity and his possible future political aspirations.

    • 27 min

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