Storm Coleman of BAPS on the radio talking about the child poverty forum
Reggie Jones with PRIDE facilitates
School board members, county commissioner, and state senators hear from people affected by poverty
Rick Wilson talks about prison reform
Mark McGrew with Logan school board hears from BAPS about teen pregnancy prevention
Mark McGrew with Logan school board hears from BAPS about teen pregnancy prevention
Jasmine with BAPS talks about solutions to prison overcrowding
Senator Stollings leads discussion about preventing doctors overprescribing
Steve Hall with LEAD talks about parent education

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The forum was one in of 47 forums being held in support of the statewide campaign called “Our Children, Our Future,” sponsored by the WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition and 126 partner organizations, including the American Friends Service Committee, the WV Council of Churches, and many elected officials legislators, community organizations, universities and families. Logan High School Believing All is Possible (BAPS) Youth Leadership members Summer Burgess and Jasmine Murphy spoke on the issues of teen pregnancy and prison overcrowding. Photos: Lida Shepherd