Monday, March 28, 2011

Kentucky Equality Federation extends StoryCorps partnership to include Lexington

Lexington, KY - Kentucky Equality Federation extends its partnership with StoryCorps to highlight the lack of equality in both Central and Southern Kentucky.

Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 30,000 interviews from more than 60,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions listen to our weekly broadcasts on National Public Radio's Morning Edition.

Kentucky Equality Federation and StoryCorps will visit Whitesburg, KY from April 21st - May 14th. (previous story)

Kentucky Equality Federation and StoryCorps will also visit Lexington, KY on June 04, June 05, June 10, and June 19th.

Arrangements were made between StoryCorps and Kentucky Equality Federation President Jordan Palmer.

For additional information, call (877) KEF-5775 - Ext. 1 or use our online contact form.

To participate, contact us at:, and select "Participate with Kentucky Equality Federation and StoryCorps."

MEDIA INQUIRIES: Please contact Chairman Richard T. Jones, President Jordan Palmer, or the Public Relations and Media Director Josh Koch at (877) KEF - 5775 - Ext. 1.

StoryCorps Restrictions: Members of the press are not allowed inside the booth once tape begins rolling. with the participant's permission, you can observe, photograph, and/or film the participants getting ready in the booth and doing sound check beforehand. You will also be able to observe and shoot from outside the window during the interview (when available). Print reporters may listen to the interview on headphones from the waiting area (when available) and ask questions before or after the interview, as arranged.

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