Tennessee Celebrates Career Development Month
NASHVILLE, TN—As part of national career development month, the Tennessee Department of Education, in collaboration with districts and schools, is highlighting programs and opportunities across the state that help to prepare students for college and career, with a focus on youth apprenticeship progr…
Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship program aimed to help adult Kentuckians attend college
The new campaign, titled “Never Underestimate You!” hopes to raise awareness of the program for individuals seeking new opportunities in the midst of a pandemic.
Battling Substance Abuse: West Virginia officials develop 3-year response plan
According to 2020 reports, West Virginia has been greatly affected by the opioid epidemic.
TDOE: Tennessee students can earn credentials for 157 approved industries
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Georgia supporting Appalachian ministry with backpacks
Christmas for the Children is underway in Hawkins County this year. Jennifer Kinsler is Director of the program again this year, which operates under the umbrella of Of One Accord
JIM GIFFORD: In praise of Appalachian soldiers
Author’s Note: For the purpose of this essay, I use the word soldier to mean any man or woman who served in any of America’s armed forces. An edited version
Appalachian Power to add 210 MW of solar, 200 MW of wind over next five years - Daily Energy Insider
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UT Project Serves Tennessee’s Appalachian Communities
For 20 years, students in UT Knoxville’s sustainable communities course have served dozens of Tennessee’s Appalachian communities.
Young Black Leaders Steer the Way for Change in Appalachia > Appalachian Voices
Organizations built to fight for equity and uplift Black lives are surging throughout Appalachia and young leaders are steering the way.Read more ›
Saving Grace: Preserving Black History in Southern Appalachia - UVA Religion Lab
In Arnold Toynbee’s A Study of History, a 12-volume study of the rise and fall of human civilizations, the British historian compares a segment of the modern Scots-Irish with their Scottish émigré cousins in the mountains of the eastern United States. Drawing from hearsay Toynbee asserts,
Isolated seniors in Appalachia receive needed care during pandemic
Christian Appalachian Project caseworkers find new ways to offer social support A caseworker helped Parsie celebrate his birthday during a socially...
A new book wants to reshape the Appalachian narrative you think you know
No, it’s not a “Hillbilly Elegy.”