LuTisha Buckner is dedicated to public and civil service with her years serving as an AmeriCorps Vista Member and working in nonprofits, education, and local government. She envisions a Kentucky that is no longer serving those of interest of the past, but a Kentucky that is progressive, innovative, and sustainable. She is a graduate of Emerge Kentucky, which trains progressive women in Kentucky to run for public office. Her current experience involves electoral organizing and digital organizing on local, statewide, and presidential races. She is also a board member of Kentucky Health Justice Network and a member of Black Lives Matter Louisville.