Literally Unite

Nothing beats being in the presence of others who share your passion to transfer energy and ideas back and forth.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

LIVE UNITED DAY at the Capitol

Making lasting change requires us to raise our voices – in big and small ways – to ensure elected leaders understand the challenges in their communities and take action. I am pleased to invite you to a powerful opportunity to do just that – Live United Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 15, in Frankfort from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Metro United Way, in partnership with United Way of Kentucky, hosts Live United Day at the Capitol to highlight the education, economic mobility, and health policies most impacting our communities. Through  personal meetings with your legislators, remarks from legislative and executive leaders, and meet-and-greets  you’ll advocate for the issues most important to YOU and share the work of United Ways fighting for children and families across the Commonwealth.

We want to stand by your sides in Frankfort and will provide free charter bus transportation to and from the Capitol as well as lively preparation beforehand.

Please RSVP no later than Friday, February 3.

Tuesday, February 21

Racial Wealth Gap Simulation

This is an interactive tool that takes people and organizations on a journey to wealth building in America, pausing on 13 federal policies that most powerfully accelerated or impeded progress based on race.

We invite you to join us in a safe, confidential, constructive, and engaging space to help elevate the conversation around racial equity.

Tuesday, February 21
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
FREE Virtual Event (Space is limited)

Wednesday, February 22

Beyond Buzzwords:
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Dr. Kendi is the author of many highly acclaimed books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, making him the youngest ever winner of that award. He had also produced five straight #1 New York Times bestsellers, including How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby, and Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, co-authored by Jason Reynolds. In 2020, Time magazine named Dr. Kendi one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He was awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as the Genius Grant. His next two books, coming out in June, are How to Raise an Antiracist and the picture book, Goodnight Racism.

Wednesday, February 22
Noon – 1:15 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

2023 Community Impact Awards

Join us for our fourth annual Community Impact “Immies” Awards to celebrate and recognize the extraordinary companies, organizations, and individuals who make significant contributions to improving lives in our community. We will shine the spotlight on those who lend their voice, support, influence, and passion to make a big impact!

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
8 – 8:30 a.m. | Breakfast & Networking
8:30 a.m. | Immies Program Begins

Speed Art Museum
2035 S. Third St., Louisville, KY 40208

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