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Amy Luttrell and Adria Johnson

Amy Luttrell and Adria Johnson

Renee Shaw speaks with Amy Luttrell, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, and Adria Johnson, chief impact officer of Metro United Way, about the work of their organizations and how COVID-19 has impacted their operations.
S16 E12 Length 28:12 Premiere: 12.13.20

Two Vital Organizations Helping Kentuckians During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been an additional burden for Kentuckians who were already struggling with food and job insecurity as well as medical conditions and disabilities. But the health crisis has also been a challenge for the non-profit social service agencies committed to helping these individuals.

“When COVID hit, we immediately looked at what we had within our own coffers, and issued investment out into the community in a way that allowed many of those direct-service organizations to serve an even greater capacity, given the demand that they were seeing,” says Adria Johnson, chief impact officer of Metro United Way in Louisville.

“The need always outweighs the resource,” she says. “But we truly have a community with an incredible amount of individuals and foundations that have really, really giving hearts, and that are all working incredibly hard to make that sacrifice... to help lift everyone else in need.”

Metro United Way works to improve persistent challenges around education, health outcomes, and financial independence for people in Jefferson County and six other Kentucky and southern Indiana counties that surround Louisville. The agency musters funding, administrative support and volunteers for more than 100 local non-profits, including the American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Louisville Urban League, the Center for Women and Families, and others.

“We’re proud that when this pandemic hit and we needed to go into crisis-response mode, we were able to do that and do that very effectively,” says Johnson.

The agency raised and distributed more than $1.5 million in COVID-related funding, helped people facing eviction, and distributed thousands of face masks and gloves as well as more than 125 gallons of hand sanitizer to needy groups.

Johnson says Metro United Way also administered federal CARES Act relief aid that went to local child care facilities. Early childhood success is one of the goals of the organization, helping to ensure that all children are prepared for kindergarten and have achieved the proper social and emotional developmental milestones.

But with the pandemic forcing the closure of many of those centers, Johnson says it’s important to develop ways to help those facilities rebound, and help reengage the children and families that were impacted.

Given this year’s protests over racial injustice and police brutality, Johnson says her organization is also committed to addressing the equity issues the prevent all individuals in their seven-county service region from thriving – issues that she says the pandemic has exacerbated.

“We have to really look at all of those persistent things that have lingered in this community where we’ve got gaps in educational attainment, where we have gaps in income and wealth attainment,” Johnson says. “At the root of that is a lot of racial inequity.”

“You can’t... ignore that the playing field just isn’t level for many of our peers,” she continues. “What do we do about that and how do we come together and have some honest conversation about what it’s going to take to actually change that situation in this community? The time is now.”

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky

For 97 years, Goodwill Industries has helped Kentuckians with disabilities or other disadvantages attain independence, self-sufficiency, and an improved quality of life. Like Metro United Way, Goodwill is also experiencing greater demand for its services during the pandemic.

“We used to hear everybody who wants a job has a job, and we know that was not true,” says Amy Luttrell, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky. “There were so many people who were still shut out of the labor force because of the barriers that they hadn’t been able to overcome.”

With COVID-related layoffs and business closures, Luttrell says more people need help finding work or learning a new skill. Clients may also have a criminal record, addiction problem, mental health concern or issues with housing, child care, or transportation that can make finding and holding a job difficult.

“We try to address as many of those barriers as possible so that they have a real chance to succeed,” Luttrell says. “We know that a job is not just a paycheck,” she continues, “... It’s a boost to their self-esteem.”

Goodwill offers clinics to help people with criminal records navigate the expungement process as well as more general classes for all clients on topics like workplace soft skills, financial literacy, and other job-readiness topics.

“We see people really not knowing how to manage their money because they’re not used to having any,” says Luttrell. “There’s a lot of information that can help them get more mileage out of their paycheck dollars.”

Traditionally those classes were offered in person, but during the pandemic Goodwill has pivoted to providing that instruction virtually so clients from Pikeville to Paducah can still participate. They’ve also supplied computers to addiction treatment centers, halfway houses, and other group-living facilities so that people there can also participate.

Perhaps the most visible aspect of Goodwill’s work are its 64 stores located in 44 Kentucky communities.

“Those stores provide not only funding but also jobs for people who need a place to start, who need a chance to show what they can do,” says Luttrell. “Our mission is to bring opportunity to people and help them get not only into a job but really a career track so that they can build the kind of life they want to have.”

More than 1,000 Kentuckians work at Goodwill stores. In 2019 alone, the organization paid $10 million in wages.

“We prioritize in hiring people who have a criminal background, who lack a high school education or a GED, who have a disability, or who’ve been unemployed for at least six months,” she says.

Goodwill stores thrive on donations made by the public that include clothing, furniture, and small appliances as well as books, DVDs, and toys. Luttrell says people have continued to be generous even during the pandemic, but she says they can always use more items.

“We may have ‘too much’ at one individual store, but the winter months are lean months for us donation-wise,” says Luttrell. “Also we have a lot of stores in our more rural counties, particularly eastern Kentucky, and we always have to supplement the donations that they receive directly.”

Luttrell says Goodwill has an inventory management system that enables them to warehouse excess donations for no longer than two years before they are distributed to stores that are most in need of new stock.

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Allison Joseph - S11 E8

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State Treasurer Allison Ball; Sharon Price

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Miss Kentucky Clark Davis - S11 E10

Renee speaks with Miss Kentucky Clark Davis, a sophomore at the University of Kentucky majoring in vocal performance, with a minor in political science. Davis was diagnosed with dyslexia in elementary school. Her pageant platform is dyslexia awareness.

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Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear - S11 E11

Renee speaks with Jane Beshear, former first lady of Kentucky, about her policy initiatives and programs during her time in the Governor's Mansion.

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Wayne Lewis - S11 E15

University of Kentucky professor Wayne Lewis, Ph.D., author of The Politics of Parent Choice in Public Education and the forthcoming, Black Choice, talks about charter school legislation in Kentucky and its effectiveness in other states in narrowing the achievement gap.

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Anthony Smith - S11 E16

Anthony Smith, CEO of Cities United, a national network of communities focused on eliminating violence related to African American males, talks about the violence-curbing initiatives he helped create in Louisville including the Right Turn program for teenagers 16 to 19 who have committed minor infractions that have landed them in the court system.

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Andrew Brennen - S11 E17

Renee speaks with Andrew Brennen, national field director for Student Voice, a for-students-by-students nonprofit organization spearheading a social movement to integrate student voices into the global education conversation. He is also co-founder, director of the Student Voice Team at the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.

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A Tribute to Georgia Davis Powers - S11 E18

In this special episode, Renee and her guests Raoul Cunningham, president of the Louisville NAACP, and State Sen. Gerald Neal celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights pioneer and former Kentucky Sen. Georgia Davis Powers, the first African-American and first woman elected to the Kentucky Senate. Powers died January 30, 2016 at the age of 92. The program features never-before-seen footage of an interview Renee conducted with Powers two years ago.

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Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention - S11 E24

Jill Seyfred, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, discusses efforts to increase awareness and prevention of child abuse in the state.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes - S11 E25

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes talks about her legislative agenda and the new online voter registration portal.

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Crystal Wilkinson - S11 E26

Affrilachian poet and author Crystal Wilkinson talks about her first novel, The Birds of Opulence, that tackles the issue of mental illness and the plight of the African American female experience in the South.

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Dr. Erin Frazier - S11 E27

Renee's guest is Dr. Erin Frazier, a pediatrician with Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. She also serves as medical director at Children's Hospital Foundation Office of Child Advocacy and chair of the Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse. Dr. Frazier discusses coping techniques for parents that can prevent child abuse. She specializes in educating parents and caregivers about the dangers of shaking infants and strategies for dealing with persistent crying babies.

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Gretchen Hunt - S11 E28

Renee's guest is Gretchen Hunt, who heads the Office of Victims Advocacy within the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General. She talks about recent legislative successes in protecting women from violent crime. Hunt was a leader in helping to advocate for passage of Kentucky's Human Trafficking Victims Rights Act.

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Kishonna Gray - S11 E29

Renee's guest is Dr. Kishonna Gray, assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is also the founder and director of the Critical Gaming Lab housed in the School of Justice Studies. Dr. Gray also holds a joint position in Women & Gender Studies and is an affiliate faculty in the African/African-American Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests incorporate an intersecting focus on identity, culture, and new media.

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Oral Health Care In Kentucky - S11 E30

Renee and her guests Lacey McNary, a health policy consultant and principal of McNary and Associates and Dr. Laura Hancock Jones, a dentist working with the UK College of Dentistry Public Health Division's Western Kentucky Dental Outreach Program and chair of the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition, discuss the state of oral health in Kentucky. Part of KET's "Inside Oral Health Care" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Jessie Laine Powell - S11 E31

Lexington-based national recording jazz artist Jessie Laine Powell performs and discusses her new album, Fill the Void. Powell talks about how her teenage daughter inspired the song, "You're Okay."

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Scott Hesseltine - S11 E32

Scott Hesseltine, vice president of addiction services at Seven Counties Services, discusses new models of treatment to help those with opioid abuse disorders recover. He also talks about a new facility that serves expectant mothers with addiction throughout their pregnancy with wraparound services to get them on the path to recovery. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Dr. Lynne Saddler - S11 E33

Dr. Lynne Saddler, district director of health at the Northern Kentucky Health Department, talks about the heroin epidemic in Northern Kentucky. She discusses current community efforts and the impact of a syringe exchange program. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Fayette County Veterans Treatment Court - S11 E34

Kathy Vasquez, veterans justice outreach specialist, and Elton Terry, recovery coordinator, with the Lexington VA Medical Center, talk about the Fayette County Veterans Treatment Court (FCVTC). The FCVTC program provides court-supervised treatment for veterans as an alternative to incarceration, services and treatments address substance abuse and/or mental health; connection to benefits; and help with housing, employment, and education. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Jason Merrick - S11 E35

Jason Merrick, director of inmate addiction services at the Kenton County Detention Center, discusses the inmate drug and alcohol treatment program he launched consisting of counseling sessions, time for inmates to pursue their GED certificates, and attend 12-step programs. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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Kimberly Johnson - S11 E36

Renee's guest is Kimberly Johnson, Ph.D., director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment for the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Center for Substance Abuse promotes community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community. Taped at the SAMHSA headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, Renee talks with Dr. Johnson about the nation's reliance on high-powered pain killers to manage pain, addiction recovery models, drug abuse prevention, and more. Part of KET's "Inside Opioid Addiction" initiative, funded in part by a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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JoAnne Wheeler Bland - S10 E44

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Andre Taylor - S10 E43

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Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding - S10 E42

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Cathe Dykstra - Family Scholar House - S10 E41

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Gigi Butler - Gigi's Cupcakes - S10 E39

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The Rise of Anti-Asian Violence

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Cathy Zion - Zion Publications LLC - S10 E38

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Josh Nadzam and Tanya Torp - S10 E37

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Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter - S10 E35

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Susan and Morgan Guess - S10 E34

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Jay Williams - S10 E33

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Kentucky Authors - Prisha Hedau; Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard

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Pellom McDaniels - S10 E30

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Kiley Lane Parker - S10 E29

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Kevin Chapman - S10 E28

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Kendell Nash - ECHO - S10 E27

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Dorothy Edwards and Diane Fleet - S10 E26

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Charles Booker

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Inclusivity in Fashion - Frankie Lewis; RaeShanda Johnson - S15 E13

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Roszalyn Akins - S9 E3

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Elaine Chao - S10 E23

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Diabetes Epidemic - S10 E20

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Season 16 Episodes

Chef and Activist Dan Wu

S16 E24 Length 27:52 Premiere Date 4.11.21

EKU Criminal Justice Professor Pete Kraska

S16 E23 Length 28:00 Premiere Date 4.3.21

The Rise of Anti-Asian Violence

S16 E22 Length 27:32 Premiere Date 3.28.21

Authors Prisha Hedau, Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard

S16 E21 Length 28:21 Premiere Date 3.21.21

Charles Booker

S16 E20 Length 28:27 Premiere Date 3.14.21

Mental Health and COVID-19

S16 E19 Length 28:39 Premiere Date 2.14.21

Community Activist Christopher 2X

S16 E18 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 2.7.21

Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Keith Jackson

S16 E17 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 1.31.21

A Mission to End Institutional Racism in Kentucky

S16 E16 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 1.24.21

Celebrating the Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County

S16 E15 Length 28:33 Premiere Date 1.17.21

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman

S16 E14 Length 27:06 Premiere Date 1.10.21

Caroline Randall Williams

S16 E13 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 12.20.20

Amy Luttrell and Adria Johnson

S16 E12 Length 28:12 Premiere Date 12.13.20

Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass

S16 E11 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.22.20

Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry

S16 E10 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 11.15.20

Jecorey Arthur and Quintez Brown

S16 E9 Length 27:31 Premiere Date 11.8.20

Terrance Sullivan

S16 E8 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11.1.20

2020 Election Preview with Colmon Elridge and Tres Watson

S16 E7 Length 28:02 Premiere Date 10.25.20

Beth Howard and Michael Harrington; Devine Carama

S16 E6 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 10.18.20

Nana Ama Aya Bullock and Muriel Harris

S16 E5 Length 28:26 Premiere Date 10.11.20

Betsy Johnson, Saundra Ardrey

S16 E4 Length 28:41 Premiere Date 10.4.20

Fabian Alvarez, Leyda Becker and Mercedes Harn

S16 E3 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 9.27.20

Devine Carama; Marjorie Guyon and Barry Darnell Burton

S16 E2 Length 28:46 Premiere Date 9.20.20

Marsha Weinstein

S16 E1 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 9.11.20

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