‘Kids Are Worth It’ Conference: A press packet for you and an invitation to cover the conference

Our friends at Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky share with us they are hosting the 23rd annual Kids Are Worth It! Conference coming up September 9th and 10th in Lexington. PCAK has shared its 10-page press booklet with us. It is attached in pdf format.

2019 Kids Are Worth It! Conference – What the Press Need to Know

It is full of statistics and information you can use in your local stories.

For those of you in the Lexington area, KPA members are welcome to attend the two-day event. Feel free to contact Jill Seyfred, executive director, or any PCAK staff member for more information at 859-225-8879. Jill’s email address is JSeyfred@pcaky.org. Emily Bandy of the PCAK staff put the press packet together so for information or questions about it, contact Emily at ebandy@pcaky.org or 859-225-8879.

The conference will be held September 9-10 at the Lexington Convention Center in downtown Lexington. Information about covering is on the last page of the attached pdf.

The attached pdf lists the date and time of each of the sessions under individual topics covered. Those topics include:

• The Opioid Crisis in Kentucky

• Corporal Punishment Legislation

• Online Sexual Exploitation Trends

• Human Trafficking

• Homelessness in Kentucky

• Drug and Alcohol Abuse by Teens

• Domestic Violence and Adverse Childhood Experiences

• Suicide and Self Care

Again, if you are interested in covering the “Kids Are Worth It” convention, contact Jill Seyfred, executive director, or any PCAK staff member for more information at 859-225-8879. Jill’s email address is JSeyfred@pcaky.org.

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