(LOUISVILLE, Ky - May 23, 2019) The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, June 19, from 1-2 p.m. (ET) as part of its Health for a Change training series on the importance of the upcoming Census. The webinar, titled "Counting down to the 2020 Census: Community, Kids, Collaboration," will focus on ways to partner with groups around the state working to ensure a complete and accurate count for Kentucky, and how to ensure Kentucky kids are not under-counted.

Please join U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Michelle Elison and Kentucky Youth Advocates Senior Policy Analyst Amy Swann as they present on what preparations have already been made on the state and local level in Kentucky, how to prevent kids from being missed on the census, and provide information on Complete Count Committees.

The Counting down to the 2020 Census: Community, Kids, Collaboration webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET), and is free, as part of the Foundation's initiative to make training programs available to Kentucky health coalitions and nonprofits. All participants must register here.

Upcoming Health for a Change training opportunities, details on the contents and presenters, as well as recordings of previous events can be found by visiting the Health for a Change page on the Foundation website here.

About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.

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