Together Frankfort Membership Drive!
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First Members Only Meeting!
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If you wish to attend the Freedom Fund Banquet (Fri., Aug. 26, 2022 at 5:30 PM, 1st United Methodist, 211 Washington St., Frankfort) & don't chose to join our table, you can purchase a ticket directly from the Frankfort/Franklin Branch NAACP by downloading this form (Word) (PDF), filing it out & sending it to the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, P.O Box 5101 Frankfort KY 40602, by Sat., Aug. 20, 2022. Call (502) 848-1001 if you have questions.
If you are not a member of the Frankfort/Franklin County Branch NAACP, we encourage you to join them. Here's a link to their website for more information.
Kentucky Voting Rights Coalition
Together Frankfort has been a member of the Kentucky Voting Rights Coalition since its inception. The coalition is open to all organizations and if you are interested in participating in any way, please check out the website link here.
In most states, voting rights are respected after someone completes their sentence, if they were ever denied. Kentucky is one of only two states that permanently take the right to vote from everyone with a felony in their past, unless they can navigate the complicated process to get a pardon from the Governor, or go through an expensive process of having their record expunged for a limited number of Class D felons.
312,00 people in our state can't vote because of these laws – that's about 1 in 11 voting age Kentuckians. Kentucky also has the nation's highest rate of Black voter disenfranchisement. One in 4 Black Kentuckians cannot vote due to the combination of over-policing in communities of color and our voter disenfranchisement laws.
Many of the issues Kentuckians face are impacted by who is able to vote. Disenfranchisement harms families by discouraging civic participation and decreases the political power of entire communities. Contact Dave Newton with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, for more information about the Kentucky Voting Rights Coalition. Let him know if you or your organization would like to be involved with the coalition.
Youth Speaker Event
Youth Led Speaker Rally, rescheduled from July 29!!!! The rally organizers - Marley, Lena, and Pauli, are so beyond excited to host a safe, all inclusive space for youth to be heard. Please join Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, 12 PM - 4 PM, forcing Kentucky's representatives to hear us loud and clear. The organizers demand bodily autonomy for ALL.
The Youth Speaker Event will be hosting spaces for voting information, booths, sign-making stations, and more. Together Frankfort will be supporting others who are conducting voter registration table - The rally organizers will be updating & releasing more info over the coming days. They are asking folks to follow the Facebook Event page to receive the most current planning information. Here's the link to the page: Facebook Page for Aug. 20, Youth Speaker Event!
Stop by Together Frankfort's Voter Registration Table at the
The women's equality celebration, initiated by the local Women’s Suffrage Centennial Chorus and hosted in partnership with the City of Frankfort, Franklin County Tourist Commission, Downtown Frankfort Inc., Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites, Kentucky Capital Development Corporation and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a celebration of women’s history and women’s equality. We encourage you to register for the Second Annual Women's Equality Celebration event, if you have not already, through this link.
The day will kick off with a celebratory march for women starting at the Paul Sawyier Public Library at 11:30 AM, ending on the Old Capitol steps where notable speakers will comment.
From noon to 3 PM, a community involvement fair, which will highlight community organizations that specifically provide ways for women to be involved in local efforts both politically and philanthropically, will take place on the Old Capitol Lawn.
Together Frankfort, along with other local women’s networking and civic groups will be represented. If you wish to help with voter registration at the event, please let us know by completing this form.
For more information about the centennial celebration, contact Blair Hecker, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 502.352.2180.
Together Frankfort's First Members Only Meeting!
Thank you to all who have joined Together Frankfort during our Membership Drive! Our first meeting will be Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, 7 PM, via Zoom. We are fortunate that City Manager Laura Hagg has agreed to meet with us & speak about the many things happening in the City of Frankfort.
If you joined as a member, you should have received an email with the Zoom link. If you don't remember, click this link for a listing of all current members. If you haven't received that email, please contact us at email@example.com If you have not joined Together Frankfort, click on this link and join today!
Together Frankfort is a proud supporter of the Frankfort/Franklin County Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday, August 26, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. The banquet location is the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington Street, Frankfort, Kentucky.
Each member must purchase a ticket, which is $50. Let us know if you will want to sit at Together Frankfort's table & will pay the $50 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by August 24, 2022. Include your name, address, email & telephone number.
The Notorious R. Bee G.'s at Spellapalooza XI
Together Frankfort was proud of our team - The Notorius R. Bee G.'s - who came in fourth at Thornhill Learning Center in Spellapalooza. The R. Bee G.'s are a tribute group honoring the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, whom Together Frankfort held in high esteem. Appreciation to the Frankfort State Journal & reporter Ben Mackin for the photo at left.
Spellapalooza supports one of Frankfort's important community programs, Thornhill Education Center, the Adult Learning Center for Frankfort and Franklin County, provides GED training, career counseling, English as a Second Language (ESL), & many other community education programs. Thornhill is Making a Difference!
In case you didn't get a chance to make a donation to Thornill Learning Center during the Spellapalooza XI, you can still make a donation. Mail a check to:
Thornhill Education Center, 700 Leslie Ave, Frankfort, KY 40475. For more info, email Kelley Anderson, or call 502-875-1481
Together Frankfort especially recognizes the Spellapalooza Committee Members!!