Face It® Movement

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The Face It® Movement, conceived and created in 2012 as a response to the public outcry against the increasing number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth, officially launched in April 2013 as an initiative led by Kosair Charities. Face It directly addresses the  unacceptable incidences of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky with the promotion of best practices in child abuse prevention and intervention, engaging the community, and advocating for effective policies to improve the child welfare system.

The founding members of the Face It ® Movement include

  • Mr. Randy Coe, Chairman, Kosair Charities
  • Jerry Ward, Board Member, Kosair Charities
  • Dr. Terry Brooks, Kentucky Youth Advocates
  • Melissa Currie, MD, Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Judge Patricia FitzGerald, retired Family Court Judge
  • Mr. Gordon Brown, formerly Home of the Innocents
  • Mr. Dan Fox, formerly Family and Children’s Place and Children’s Advocate
  • Ms. Marta Miranda, Center for Women and Families

Find out more about Face It at www.faceitabuse.org or download this About Face It® one pager.