Experts: Violence up against the homeless in Lexington

lexendhomelesshate, Catholic Action Center
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Catholic Action Center is looking for 1,000 volunteers by August 15 to support their #lexendhomelesshate challenge.

The challenge follows in the wake of several physical and verbal attacks against homeless people in Lexington.

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To promote a spirit of community, the center is asking everyone to send a photo holding a #lexendhomelesshate sign.  The center is encouraging sports teams, bible study groups, offices, friends and neighbors to group up and get involved.

Send photos to, and view the Instagram page @lexendhomelesshate.