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Homelessness in Kentucky on Eastern Standard

Marisa Hempel
On this week's Eastern Standard, host John Hingsbergen chats with Falon Curtis of Arbor Youth Services and Charlie Lanter from the Offices of Homelessness Prevention in Lexington. Also on the phone were Ginny Ramsey and homeless youth James K.

Kentucky’s Supreme Court struck down Lexington’s panhandling ordinance last week, saying the ban violated free speech. While the homeless in Lexington can now panhandle without fear of prosecution, there are other issues of concern related to basic subsistence.

On this week’s Eastern Standard, homelessness in the Commonwealth.


Guests on this week's program include:


Credit Kentucky.com, EST
On this week's Eastern Standard: we revisit the topic of homelessness after the recent ruling in the Kentucky Supreme court over the Lexington Panhandling Ordinance.

Charlie Lanter, Director of the Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention for Fayette County.

Ginny Ramsey Director of Catholic Action Center and Community Inn .

Falon Curtis: Associate Director Arbor Youth Services in Lexington.

...As well as a personal story from a homeless youth.


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