Protesters marched through downtown Louisville from 4th Street to Broadway following the not guilty verdict in the trial of former LMPD officer, Brett Hankison, who was charged with shooting into Breonna Taylor’s neighbor’s apartment during the botched raid that ended in her death. During the march through 4th Street, protesters waved a large flag that said, “Black Lives Matter,” got on top of tables, chanted to diners and stood in the streets. - Wave 3
"The U.S. Department of Energy’s Communities Local Energy Action Program (Communities LEAP) has selected Louisville to be one of the 22 communities to participate in their equity-focused clean energy program, according to a press release from Mayor Greg Fischer’s office. Louisville is supposed to receive technical assistance so it can design accessible sustainability programs that will benefit low-income and historically disadvantaged people the release said." - WHAS 11
Home of the Innocents - Established in 1880, the Home provides a range of residential and community-based services. Serving more than 10,000 children and their families last year, programs include clinical treatment services, crisis and intervention services, therapeutic foster care and adoption services, and a pediatric convalescent center for children who are medically complex or terminally ill.
Community Foundation of Louisville - The Community Foundation of Louisville connects donors, nonprofits and civic partners to create lasting impact for people and places. Founded in 1984, the Community Foundation is one of the largest charitable foundations in Kentucky with more than 2,200 charitable funds. Each fund has its own charitable purpose as defined by its donors. In 2020, distributions from these funds made over 11,700 grants totaling over $68 million, approximately 82% of which stayed in Kentucky and Southern Indiana to support area nonprofits.
Center For Neighborhoods - For 50 years the Center For Neighborhoods has cultivated grassroots leadership, provided leadership education, partnered with neighborhoods in community planning efforts, facilitated civic dialogue among stakeholders and actively participated in neighborhood-based development & improvement projects.
WHAS Crusade for Children - The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to make life better for children with special needs.
Fund for the Arts - At Fund for the Arts, we believe that the arts are for all and more than that, that the arts live within all of us. Many of us are artists and have always been artists, whether or not we make a living creating art. But this thing that we call life and the reality check that comes along with it has convinced us that we can’t find a way to make it through life being who we are – artists. Instead, we feel we have to try to find ourselves in something else.
,The James Graham Brown Foundation - The James Graham Brown Foundation cultivates progress and civic pride through philanthropic investments that leads to more prosperous and equitable communities and promotes the image of Kentucky and Louisville and the well being of its citizens. Areas of focus include education and workforce, community and economic prosperity, and quality of life.
Dare to Care - Dare to Care partners with local social service agencies, such as food pantries, shelters and emergency kitchens to distribute food to the Louisville community. In the past year, Dare to Care and its partners provided 21.7 million meals to residents in need. It also fights hunger through programs targeting in-school hunger, nutrition education and senior citizens.
Change Today, Change Tomorrow - Change Today, Change Tomorrow Is A Black Woman Led Non-Profit Organization In Louisville, KY.
Blessings in a Backpack - Every school-aged child in America has the nourishment needed to learn and grow. As a leader in the movement to end childhood hunger, Blessings in a Backpack strives to ensure children do not go hungry on the weekends by empowering individuals and communities to take action.
Kentucky Refugee Ministries - Together as a community, we resettle refugees and welcome immigrants. Through KRM, you encourage hope, advocate for newcomers, and transform the lives of those seeking safety.
Participants will be taught the skills and knowledge necessary to properly restore and maintain trees; all with the intention to preserve and take better care of Louisville’s urban forest.
Local Hero Spotlight
Members can nominate a local hero for recognition on their local LoveJustice.com city page!
Anyone and everyone can make an impact, and at LoveJustice we believe that they deserve to be recognized for their good, necessary work!