WELCOME TO WE DAY COMMUNITY KY

We are dedicated to engaging, inspiring and empowering young people to participate in local and global acts of service, kindness and compassion. We share these ideas, celebrate these actions and show how WE MAKE DOING GOOD DOABLE during our annual event in Louisville.

The 2019 WE Day Community Kentucky took place on April 16th at the
Kentucky Center for the Arts. Thousands of Kentuckiana students shared stories,
heard from inspiring speakers, enjoyed some amazing performances and
took part in the amazing WE WALK FOR COMPASSION.

2019 WE DAY FEATURED SPEAKERS

Joel Sartore

Photographer, Author, Head of the National Geographic Photo Ark Project

Spencer West

Global WE Day Speaker, Ambassador, Author

Khiry Johnson

WE Day Co-Host & Outreach Speaker

2019 WE DAY FEATURED PERFORMERS

IMAJ

Country Singer-songwriter and Humanitarian

MaKenzie Thomas

Finalist on “The Voice”, 2018

Ben Sollee

Renowned Kentucky-born Cellist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Activist

Watch highlights from We Day Kentucky 2019

WE Day KY Impact Stories

Fern Creek High School

See how these young storytellers use the WE FILM FOR GOOD platform to open minds and create impactful documentaries.

Maupin Elementary

A talented group of elementary students use creativity, poetry and performance to counter the important issue of bullying in schools.

Louisville Girls Leadership

These inspired, compassionate students take a hands-on approach to the needs of young, underserved women around the world.

WE DAY KENTUCKY FAQ'S

Questions about We Day Kentucky? We have answers! See below for answers to general questions about the event and ways to get involved.

We Day KY is a day of celebration and inspiration. You can’t buy a ticket to WE Day, you earn it through service. The day brings together world-class speakers, musicians and students who are leaders in service in their communities.

To learn more about WE Day Kentucky, please click here to watch this student-generated instructional video

See the dream for WE Day Kentucky by clicking here

To earn a ticket to WE Day Kentucky, students and student groups must register at www.we.org.  Using the free WE Schools resources kit they will receive after registering, students will plan and execute one local and one global service project during the year, focusing on any issues about which they are passionate!  By completing these projects and reporting their results, they earn a ticket to attend WE Day Kentucky.

To register for We Day Kentucky 2019, click here.

We Day Kentucky will take place at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. The space will be filled with fun, compassion and service.

Every WE Day Kentucky has a Call To Action- a way for young people to come together to help young people in one specific manner. The Call To Action at WE Day Kentucky 2019 was to assemble WE CARE KITS to young people in need to be school-ready. The personal care items were donated to JCPS Family Resources Centers, Kentucky Refugee Ministries and local youth oriented non-profits in Jefferson County.

From the WE Day Kentucky Blog...

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