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Partners, parents, and caregivers, we need you to ask elected officials to prioritize kids in the 2023 legislative session! Join the Face It Policy Team in advocating for the following policy priorities that keep kids safe and healthy during the 2023 state legislative session. Kentucky Youth Advocates Blueprint for Kentucky’s...

We know that kids are kids, and sometimes they get minor cuts, scrapes, and bruises on the bony areas of the body, like their knees, elbows, and foreheads.  However, there are some injuries that may indicate that something is wrong. The TEN-4 bruising rule is an easy-to-remember acronym to help...

This October 4th, the Kosair Charities® Face It® Movement is once again bringing awareness to the critically important TEN-4 Bruising Rule, the technique to recognize concerning bruising on young children, and emphasizing the importance of training adults on recognizing, reporting, and preventing child abuse. We invite you to join with...

By Dawn Runyon, Green Dot Education Program Specialist at Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government TRIGGER WARNING This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. “My earliest memory is being sexually abused when I was three-years old. Throughout my childhood I...

Random Acts of Kindness Day is Feb 17! Now, more than ever, we could all use a little kindness in our day - whether that means giving or receiving a simple act of kindness. Between work, school, and lingering pandemic challenges, people are under a lot of stress.  Today is a...