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 prove that TOGETHER, WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD during our annual event in Louisville.

The 2018 WE Day Community Kentucky was held on April 17th at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Thousands of Kentucky students shared stories, were inspired and took part in WE WALK FOR COMPASSION.

Watch highlights from We Day Kentucky 2018

Cirque Louis, light up bracelets and 2,400+ students...oh my! Check out our recap of this awesome event!

WE Day KY Impact Stories

Wheatley Elementary School

California Love was brought to life with the help of a recording studio and some students with a dream.

Robert Frost Sixth Grade Academy

These scholars discovered that in creating a special gift for someone they didn't know - they actually received the gift of friendship.

Nativity Academy

These middle school students understand how important it is to hear something good about themselves. They shared this feeling with others in need by way of custom Bingo kits.

Oldham County Middle School

These middle school entrepreneurs decided to turn their business interests into an action plan for social entrepreneurs by creating, marketing and selling custom made t-shirts that benefit Nicaragua.

2019 WE Day Community Kentucky Speakers

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2019 WE Day Community Kentucky Performers

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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 on April 16, 2019. 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 2018 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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WLKY Interview – Forest Clevenger and Emily Slaven

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