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CKY members meet with the new city council members about voting rights

This January the Lexington city council welcomed four new members; Shevawn Akers (district 2), Jennifer Scutchfield (district 7), Jennifer Mossotti (district 9) and Harry Clarke (district 10). Central Kentucky KFTC members have been very busy over the last couple of weeks meeting with the new city council members about voting rights.

KFTC and Allies Mourn the Passing of Mountain Advocate Joan Mulhern at EarthJustice

KFTC and allies mourn the passing of ally Joan Mulhern at EarthJustice. Joan worked tirelessly as an advocate for clean water and justice for the people of central Appalachia. Joan recently played a key role in bringing hundreds of activists from central Appalachia to Washington DC to deliver a petition to the White House along with a message to end Mountain Top Removal coal mining.

East Kentucky chapters celebrate the holidays together!

Across the state, our chapters are using the holidays to celebrate an amazing year of work and are building excitement for the coming year of action for justice!  Our four eastern Kentucky chapters did this together in Whitesburg this week.   Over forty people turned out to celebrate each other, raise a little money together, and look forward to 2013.

EKY Holiday Party

The Appalachian voyage ends but the journey is just beginning..

Christian Torp has been hiking the Appalachian trail since March of this year to raise awareness about the destructive practice of mountain top removal mining and to raise money for Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. These are his reflections as his voyage comes to a close.


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