WE WENT ONLINE THIS YEAR...
AND IT WAS SUPER!

Thank you to the incredible participants, our generous community partners, the students who are earning their tickets to WE Day through acts of service and the teachers who strive to empower them. Without them, there would be no WE Day KY!

Until WE Day KY 2021 you can stay in touch with what young people are doing to make a difference in our region by following @wedayky on social media, and joining the weekly WE 365: Youth Voices program on Instagram Live Wednesdays at 3:30. Go to WE.org to find free WE Teachers resources, including pandemic-related trauma, free Wellbeing resources for Families and the Workplace, and more. And check out WE Schools Live weekdays from 1-2 on @WEMovement Facebook, featuring inspiring guests to engaged young people.

Special thanks to our 2020 FEATURED SPEAKERS & PERFORMERS

HANNAH ALPER

Activist, impassioned public speaker and author.

IMAJ

Country Singer-songwriter and Humanitarian

Ben Sollee

BEN SOLLEE

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

WATCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM WE DAY KY 2020

2020 WE Day KY Impact Stories

Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council

Students from across Fayette County worked together to turn a parking lot into an inclusive green space.

Central High School

A team of caring students gather to learn about mental health and support those dealing with related disorders.

Greathouse Shyrock

This classroom full of inspired 5th graders took steps to help communities around the world without safe water.

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

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.

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...

Being like-minded change-makers, creating a global community bound by compassion is a yearlong commitment. Read what WE have been up to!

WE 365: Youth Voices on Environmental Justice

My name is Lauren Wood and I’m a sophomore at DuPont Manual High School. I’m passionate about advancing environmental sustainability because climate change is an issue of climate justice. POC and lower-income individuals are hit hardest by the effects of climate change and are taken advantage of by polluting companies.... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on the Power of Random Acts of Kindness

Andrew Dunn is the founder of a movement called RAK Louisville (Random Acts of Kindness Louisville). Andrew started this movement as a 5th grader in December 2012 and his goal is to flood the city of Louisville with random acts of kindness and epic acts of service. We identify serving... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Responsible Social Media Use

My name is Leo Tobbe. I am an incoming freshman at duPont Manual High School, and a Scholastic Kids Press reporter. In my role with Scholastic, I have become sensitive to not only the misinformation that is spread online, but also the hate and negativity. When used responsibly, social media... Continue Reading »