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Shayla D. Lynch had an interview with RadioLex WLXU 93.9FM.  Her conversation with the THICK & FABOULOUS talk show host centered around her run for 2nd District City Council.  You can listen at  Show aired at 4pm on 8/29/22.

Shayla D. Lynch was interviewed by radio station WSJZ to talk about her campaign for the 2nd District, her mission and vision for the Lexington community, and her platform, Service, Advocacy, and Partnership.  For more information on her interview, visit,

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Shayla D. Lynch officially kicked off her campaign with a gathering of the 
community at Masterson Station Community Clubhouse.  Chrysanthia Carr-Seals emceed the well attended event, with a rally cry of "Run Shayla, Run!"  Shayla challenged her constituents to "lace up your shoes and let's hit the streets."


In a recent email blast and social media push, EMERGE KY recognized Shayla D. Lynch....
...Our first alum is Shayla D. Lynch ( Class of 2017). Shayla has recently become the Executive Director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning! We asked Shayla what empowers her to do the work she is involved with. SDL: "The need for more fairness, equity, equality, and justice empowers me to do the community work that I do."

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"...I’m so excited to be apart of bringing more affordable housing to Lexington with such an awesome organization!!!! Congratulations to all of the new homeowners!!!!"

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Hopkinsville native Shayla Lynch is the new executive director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, the nonprofit organization that maintains the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.

"...I am so excited to be joining the dynamic team at the Carnegie Center. I look forward to working with the staff and board to continue the legacy of providing community-centered services both locally and statewide. I want the world to feel welcomed, seen, and included every time they cross our threshold..."
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Shayla is an avid runner and can be seen all around Lexington, participating in various races that benefit causes that are near and dear to her heart.  Help support the Lexington Pride Festival coming in June.  Join the "Shayla for Lex" team for the 2nd Annual Rainbow Run 5K on Saturday, May 21st, 2022 at 6 pm.   Register HERE.
Shayla was one of three candidates from the 1st and 2nd districts who appeared at the Georgetown & St. Martin's Village Neighborhood Association  Forum to discuss pressing questions and concerns from the community.  Topics included home affordability, small business assistance, sober living homes, and gentrification.
Shayla hosted a table for the community "On The Table" event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 6:30pm. Locals meet up at The Garage (3092 Leestown Road) for a discussion regarding our city's Comprehensive Plan.  For more details about "On the Table," visit,

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