Lunch & Learn

Our Lunch & Learn series focuses on professional development and civic literacy. Bring your lunch and come learn from professionals in the community!

  • March 27, 2019

    Improving Voter Turnout

    With Josh Douglas. In the 2018 midterm election, voter turnout was at about 50%. Turnout in this fall's Kentucky gubernatorial election will probably be even lower. When half of the electorate doesn't show up, we have a major problem with our democracy. What can we do to fix this? Professor Josh Douglas of the University of Kentucky College of Law, will discuss his new book, Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting. He will describe the best practices used by democracy champions who are working in communities all over the count...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesday, March 27
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $20
  • April 26, 2019

    Becoming Successful at Grantwriting

    With Mike Stratford. Do you see an unaddressed social need and have a vision but lack the necessary funds? Maybe you’ve thought about grant-seeking before but are unsure where to start? Come join in this interactive, three-hour class where we will walk through all the necessary steps- from project definition and prospect research through proposal submission, providing case examples as we go. No previous experience required! Bring your lunch if you'd like. Mike Stratford is a Certified Grant-writer with the American Grant Writer’s Association (AGWA) and has successfully r...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Friday, April 26
    • Time:
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $40