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Kentucky’s Berea College closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s not stopping the work of supporting students.
Ivy Brashear | Mar 23, 2020
In many rural areas, a lack of banking options has led to an increase in predatory lending. In eastern Kentucky, a new nonprofit is fighting back.
Ivy Brashear | Sep 10, 2019
The Sexy Sex Ed initiative helps rural young people feel more comfortable discussing their bodies, sex, and reproductive health to empower them to advocate for themselves.
Ivy Brashear | Mar 21, 2019
A local theater group tackles stigma and prompts conversations in a state where abortion is steadily under attack.
Ivy Brashear | Jul 18, 2018
A Kentucky program trains women to advocate for their reproductive health.
Ivy Brashear | Jun 20, 2018
Too often, liberal candidates write off red states. But their policies could find a willing audience there.
Ivy Brashear | Jan 29, 2018
For inmates that can’t afford phone calls, this weekly program connects them to faraway family and friends.
Ivy Brashear | Dec 11, 2017
How marginalized groups are working to counteract historical wealth inequality.
Ivy Brashear | Dec 4 2018