Renee Shaw speaks with Kevin Fields, president and CEO of the Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc., and pediatrician Dr. Beverly M. Gaines, president and CEO of Beverly M. Gaines M.D. and Associates, about a collaboration to enhance early childhood learning experiences.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss childcare challenges. Guests: State Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Benton, day care owner; Kristin Walker Collins, chief operating officer of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky; Benjamin Gies, director of early childhood policy and practice at the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence; and Kevin Fields, president/CEO at Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.
Renee Shaw talks with Kathy Werking, executive director of On the Move Art Studio that provides free art classes to kids in underserved Central Kentucky neighborhoods. Then, Renee talks with community activist Jim Embry, who, along with others, formed a collaborative called Phoenix Rising Lex to preserve the contributions of African American horsemen like three-time Derby winner Isaac Murphy.
The documentary explores the complex life and brilliant career of Kentucky writer Walter Tevis. His novels The Hustler, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and The Color of Money were all adapted into major motion pictures, and The Queen's Gambit has become one of the most popular and critically acclaimed television series of the past decade.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss bridging the urban-rural divide in Kentucky. Guests include: Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky; Alison Davis, Ph.D., professor of agricultural economics at the University of Kentucky and the executive director of the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky; and others.