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Web site: http://www.ket.org/connections/

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An interview series that gives voice to everyday heroes and sheds light on issues affecting women and minorities across Kentucky. A KET production.

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Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Cathe Dykstra - Family Scholar House #1041
Cathe Dykstra, chief possibility officer, president & CEO of Family Scholar House, discusses the Louisville organization and its impact on families and communities. Family Scholar House's mission is to end the cycle of poverty by providing housing and educational support to single-parent students and their families.

  • KET Wednesday, July 29 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lexington Bluegrass Minority Business Expo; Kentucky Foundation For Women #1040
Organizers of the 2015 Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo talk about the speakers and workshops available to participants. Then, Renee speaks with Sharon LaRue, executive director of the Kentucky Foundation For Women, about the organization's 30th anniversary celebration and the series of initiatives convened throughout the year.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 30 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding #1042
Renee and her guests discuss the health benefits of breastfeeding in recognition of national breastfeeding week, as well as provide tips on proper infant nutrition. Scheduled guests include: Doraine Bailey, MA, IBCLC, Breastfeeding Support Services with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Dept.; Ana Maria Linares, an associate professor in the UK College of Nursing and a Lactation Consultant who has conducted research on attitudes and practices around breastfeeding among Latinas in Lexington; and Nicole Peritore, program coordinator for the Health Education through Extension Leadership (HEEL) Office at the University of Kentucky.

  • KET2 Friday, July 31 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 2 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 4 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, August 5 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 5 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 6 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 9 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 13 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Andre Taylor #1043
Andre Taylor has a distinguished 35-year career, building and advising businesses. He's the author of You Can Still Win! and a half-dozen other books, a frequent guest expert on ABC News, and an international authority on winning and leadership. Mr. Taylor was a speaker at the 13th Annual Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo.

  • KET2 Friday, August 7 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 11 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, August 12 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 12 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 13 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 16 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 20 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Jo Anne Wheeler Bland #1044
Renee talks with transgender activist Jo Anne Wheeler Bland, who in her sixties transitioned from male to female. Wheeler, a practicing attorney for more than 40 years, is a former Special Justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court, former Vice-President of the Kentucky Fairness Alliance, current member of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Committee on Equal Opportunity (the Diversity Committee), and guest speaker at Women's and Gender Studies programs at Kentucky universities.

  • KET2 Friday, August 14 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 16 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 18 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, August 19 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 20 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 23 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Faith Politics #1045
Renee and her guests talk about the role of religion in politics and public policy decision-making.

  • KET2 Friday, August 21 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 23 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, August 26 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, August 27 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, August 30 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 3 at 12:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Kinship Care #1046
Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation of children being raised by grandparents and other relatives, also known as kinship care. Renee and her guests discuss what research tells us about the financial, emotional, and legal challenges that kinship care poses.

  • KET2 Friday, August 28 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KET Sunday, August 30 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 1 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 2 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 2 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 3 at 7:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 12:30 pm EDT

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  • KET2 Friday, September 4 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 6 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 6 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 8 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 9 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Chris Rabb #1001
Chris Rabb, author of Invisible Capital: How Unseen Forces Shape Entrepreneurial Opportunity, explores how behind-the-scenes factors - human, cultural, and social capital - affect whether a business will be successful.

  • KETKY Monday, September 7 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bloggers On Personal Development #1002
Meet two women who share their personal journeys through life's challenges by writing blogs. Writer Emmie Sandford is a corporate marketer who owns a social media consulting company. She has been chronicling her journey to a healthier weight on her blog, authenticallyemmie.com. Sheryl Withers Woolverton, a Lexington clinical social worker and therapist, is a former grief counselor with Hospice of the Bluegrass who has shared her journey of grief over a miscarriage and the death of her mother and grandmother. Her blog is called How to Make a Life.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 8 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Soreyda Benedit Begley and Chris Begley #1003
Honduras native Soreyda Benedit Begley is dressing up Lexington's fashion scene by showcasing the blossoming talents of designers, like herself, right here in the Bluegrass. Her one-of-a-kind originals have graced runways in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 9 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dr. Kevin Chapman #1005
Renee speaks with Kevin Chapman, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist who provides evidence-based treatment for anxiety and related disorders to clients in his private practice in Louisville. Dr. Chapman also specializes in Exposure and Response (Ritual) Prevention for OCD and Prolonged Exposure for PTSD.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dr. Diane Follingstad #1006
Renee speaks with Diane Follingstad, PhD, who became the inaugural Women's Circle Endowed Chair at the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women in 2008. Dr. Follingstad discusses her research in the area of intimate partner violence.

  • KETKY Friday, September 11 at 1:00 pm EDT

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  • KET2 Friday, September 11 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 13 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 13 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 15 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 16 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 16 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 am EDT

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  • KETKY Monday, September 14 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Bill Farmer #1008
Bill Farmer, president and CEO of the United Way of the Bluegrass, talks about the agency's BIG BOLD GOAL for Central Kentucky: 10,000 more Bluegrass families will be self-sufficient by 2020.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 15 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Debbie Millman #1010
From the 2014 IdeaFestival, Renee speaks with Debbie Millman, president of Sterling Brands, who has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands including Nestle, Kraft, Pepsi, and others. She is author of several books on design and branding and co-founded the world's first graduate program in branding at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 16 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Jefferson County Veterans Treatment Court #1011
Jefferson County's Veterans Treatment Court, which began operating in the fall of 2012, helps military veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues. Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton talks with Renee about the court, the first of its kind in Kentucky.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 17 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Sister Helen Prejean #1012
Sister Helen Prejean, author of the New York Times bestseller Dead Man Walking which became an Academy Award-winning film, discusses her awakening to justice and quest to abolish the death penalty.

  • KETKY Friday, September 18 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1103

  • KET2 Friday, September 18 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 20 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 20 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 23 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! 15K Degrees Initiative #1013
The 15K degrees initiative in the Greater Louisville area seeks to increase the number of college diplomas of African-Americans. Some of the partners in this effort join Renee to discuss it. Guests include: Benjamin Richmond, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League; Reverend Vincent James Sr., Senior Pastor of Elim Baptist Church in Louisville; and Dr. Rita Greer, a veteran P-12 educator and administrator, who served for over 38 years in Jefferson County Public Schools.

  • KETKY Monday, September 21 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Prichard Committee Student Voice Team #1017
The Student Voice Team is comprised of middle and high school students who work closely with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence to amplify the voices of Kentucky youth on the classroom impact of education policy issues. The overarching vision is to position students as partners in improving Kentucky schools.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 22 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! State Senator Gerald Neal #1018
State Sen. Gerald A. Neal (D-Jefferson County) was recently chosen by his Democratic colleagues in the Senate to serve as caucus chairman. The appointment makes Neal the first African-American to serve in a leadership role in Kentucky's General Assembly in its 222-year history.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 23 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen #1019
Crit Luallen serves as Kentucky's 56th Lieutenant Governor, having been appointed by Governor Steve Beshear. Luallen is known as one of Kentucky's most experienced and respected public leaders, after serving with six Kentucky Governors and being elected twice to statewide office.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 24 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Diabetes Epidemic #1020
Gilbert Friedell, MD, and J. Isaac Joyner, MPH, discuss their book, The Great Diabetes Epidemic: A Manifesto for Control and Prevention. The book advocates taking a public health approach to addressing diabetes, emphasizes prevention of diabetes-related complications, and encourages more community responsiveness.

  • KETKY Friday, September 25 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1104

  • KET2 Friday, September 25 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, September 27 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, September 27 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 29 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, September 30 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 1 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dr. Jay Box #1021
Jay Box, Ph.D., the new president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, talks about his vision for the system; his take on President Obama's proposal for free community college; adult education needs; and KCTCS enrollment.

  • KETKY Monday, September 28 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Raymond M. Burse, J.D. #1022
Renee and Raymond M. Burse, Kentucky State University's new president, discuss his transition back to the university as president for the second time, his salary reduction to boost some of the university's lowest wage earners, and his efforts to improve the institution's finances and student graduation rates.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 29 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Elaine Chao #1023
Renee sits down with Elaine Chao, former U.S. Labor Secretary and wife of Sen. Mitch McConnell, in an interview filmed in Washington, D.C.

  • KETKY Wednesday, September 30 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lois Combs Weinberg #1025
Renee's guest is Lois Combs Weinberg, known throughout Kentucky for her education efforts. Weinberg has served on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and the University of Kentucky's Board of Trustees. She founded the Hindman Settlement School's Dyslexia program to help kids like her son. The daughter of Kentucky's 50th governor, Bert T. Combs, Weinberg also made a bid for U.S. Senate in 2002.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 1 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dorothy Edwards and Diane Fleet #1026
Renee's guests are Dorothy Edwards, executive director of Green Dot etc., a violence prevention training program for individuals, schools, and other organizations, and Diane Fleet, assistant director of GreenHouse17. They discuss the training Green Dot is providing to GreenHouse17 and the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center on domestic violence prevention and intervention techniques.

  • KETKY Friday, October 2 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1105

  • KET2 Friday, October 2 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 4 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 4 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 6 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 7 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1106

  • KET2 Friday, October 9 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 11 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 11 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 13 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 14 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 15 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1107

  • KET2 Friday, October 16 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 18 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET Sunday, October 18 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 20 at 8:00 am EDT
  • KET Wednesday, October 21 at 12:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 pm EDT
  • KET2 Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1108

  • KET2 Friday, October 23 at 5:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, October 25 at 9:00 am EST
  • KET Sunday, October 25 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, October 28 at 12:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, October 28 at 6:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 am EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1109

  • KET2 Friday, October 30 at 5:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, November 1 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1110

  • KET2 Friday, November 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1111

  • KET2 Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1112

  • KET2 Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 8:00 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming #1113

  • KET2 Friday, November 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm EST
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Official web site: http://www.ket.org/connections/

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