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You have a chance to improve the local food environment by taking part in the Let's Talk About Food forums in May. The events are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and are open to members of the public who are concerned about food access.
The report, “Poverty Beyond Income,” from the nonprofit Greater Louisville Project, shows that more than one in five children lives in poverty: That is 38,000 children, enough to fill two KFC Yum Centers, three Slugger fields or four (future) Louisville City FC soccer stadiums, GLP said.
Veteran’s Club Louisville will offer equine therapy, thanks to a couple who are donating the time with their horses in La Grange, and a certified equine therapist, who will help facilitate the experience.
An award recognizing Louisville for its “Culture of Health” has led to the creation of a $150,000 fund to improve public health in the city, where life expectancy can vary by more than a dozen years from neighborhood to neighborhood.