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So far KFW Team has created 39 blog entries.

The Legacy Continues

In our newest blog post “The Legacy Continues,” Ellen Birkett Morris interviews Sallie Bingham and Judi Jennings about their work in arts, activism, and social justice today, where they emphasize the importance “to rebuild a new and realistically hopeful vision for what our communities, state, and nation can be.” Click here to read the full […]

By |October 11th, 2017|News|

The Legacy Continues

The following guest blog is from Ellen Birkett Morris, a Louisville-based writer.
The Legacy Continues
On Sunday, September 24 Kentucky Foundation for Women community members gathered at Hopscotch House as Judi Jennings, former KFW Executive Director, received the Sallie Bingham Award and Amani Nichae received the Firestarter Award.

The Firestarter Award honors a young woman who shows meaningful promise in developing […]

By |October 11th, 2017|KFW Blog|

KFW Day 2017

We celebrated KFW Day 2017 at Hopscotch House on September 24.  KFW Day is more than an awards ceremony; it is an opportunity for the feminist community to come together and share ideas. We had an excellent turnout of Kentucky feminists and artists who got to make valuable networking connections. Of course, we also honored […]

By |October 5th, 2017|News|

Wonder Woman and Feminism

The following guest blog is from Rebecca Amsler.

During our annual board retreat a few months back each of us were asked to contribute to KFW’s blog.  My assigned month was June and though I’ve never considered myself a procrastinator, it seems as I’ve hit my forties I can add that to my resume for reasons […]

By |May 11th, 2017|KFW Blog|

New on the KFW Blog

In our latest guest blog post, KFW Board member Rebecca Amsler talks about her relationship to the concept of feminism.

Click to read the KFW blog.

By |May 11th, 2017|News|

We Want Your Feeback!

Tell us what you think about residencies at Hopscotch House. Are you interested in a long term residency and/or a community workshop with KFW? Click to give us your feedback with a short survey!

By |May 11th, 2017|News|

In the Beginning

The following guest blog is from Shayla D. Johnson, a Lexington-based artist and member of the KFW Board.
In the Beginning
“In the beginning God created……..” (Genesis 1:1a) I love that God’s first “movement” was to “create”; it justifies why He created me the way He created me. I am movement. I am breath. I am art. I create.

Dance […]

By |May 10th, 2017|KFW Blog|

Community Workshop with George Ella Lyon

George Ella Lyon will present a community workshop on June 10 at Hopscotch House. Titled “Taking Yourself By Surprise,” this workshop features ways to get out of our routine and let new energy, new shapes, and new voices come through.

Space is limited to 15 people. Registrations are first come, first served.

Click here to […]

By |May 7th, 2017|News|

Scatter Me Some Seeds

The following guest blog is from KFW Board member Lee Alcott.

Scatter Me Some Seeds
Stories fill my head as I begin to write this blog…which direction to take? Should I focus on myself? My art? My children? My work? Feminist art? The art of humanity? The art of social justice? Should I write about the 35 plus years […]

By |March 28th, 2017|KFW Blog|

Spotlight on Sara Martin: Blues Pioneer

The following guest blog is from Ellen Birkett Morris, a Louisville-based writer.
Spotlight on Sara Martin: Blues Pioneer

Kentucky has a rich musical heritage that continues to this day, but few are aware of the legacy of Sara Martin, a popular blues singer of the 1920s who was known as “the blues sensation of the West.”

Sara was born in […]

By |February 15th, 2017|KFW Blog|
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