Hundreds gathered at the Commonwealth’s Capitol on Thursday to advocate for kids in Kentucky. The day opened with a rally featuring speakers, dancers, and awards presented by Kentucky young people, including current GEAR UP students. After the rally, Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen spoke to GEAR UP students about the importance of being engaged citizens. The day concluded with a surprise address from Kentucky Attorney General candidate Andy Beshear. He touched on the importance of determination, citing his father Steve Beshear’s path to becoming Kentucky Governor.
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