LEXINGTON, Ky. (Mar. 4, 2019) - In the late 1960s, P.G. Peeples made his way to the University of Kentucky from the coal town of Lynch in Eastern Kentucky.
He thought he would be a teacher – studies he focused intently on.
But five decades later, Peeples has been marking some 50 years as President/CEO of the Urban League of Lexington. There, he is known as a national leader in urban redevelopment, training and housing efforts.
In this edition of Behind the Blue, you can listen to how UK helped prepare him not only to be a teacher, but a community leader across generations in Lexington and beyond. It’s a path he didn’t know he would take at the time, but one that has changed the trajectory of Lexington.
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