LOUISVILLE, Ky, July 9, 2020 - The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will host a webinar on August 4 to discuss how various groups are overcoming the substantial barriers posed by the pandemic for organizations that serve individuals with intersecting intimate partner violence, HIV risk, and substance use disorders. Speakers will discuss how Kentucky non-profits have leveraged federal funding to enhance cooperation and provide more coordinated care during this time.

The webinar is part of the Foundation's Health for a Change capacity-building training series, created to support nonprofit leaders across the Commonwealth to advance pressing health issues. Programs are free, but registration is required.

Kentucky Inspired: Shifting Helping Responses: COVID-19 is an Opportunity to Increase Collaboration & Streamline Services
Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (ET)
Register here.

The webinar speakers are:
Arlene Grullon, Director of Emergency Shelter Operations, The Center for Women and Families.

April Schweinhart, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, PIRE - Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.

Darlene Thomas, Executive Director, Greenhouse17.

Amerisa Waters, PhD, Senior HIV Prevention Specialist, Volunteers of America, Mid-States.

Health for a Change webinars are recorded and posted, along with slide presentations, on our 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 more than $29 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth.

Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
bhackbarth@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
502-552-3770 (Mobile)

Alexa Kerley
akerley@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
859-229-9611 (Mobile)