NOAA releases 2020 Winter Weather Outlook: what this could mean for the Appalachians
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has just released their national winter weather forecast as of October 15th, 2020. The projections released are tied to the on-going La Niña episode in the Equatorial Pacific. During a typical La Niña year like this one, the sea surface temperature…
City Leaders, Afterschool Supporters Light Up Billboards Around the Country to Illuminate the Work of Afterschool Programs During the Pandemic
/PRNewswire/ -- Afterschool supporters led by the Afterschool Alliance, the National League of Cities, and the National Summer Learning Association are joining...
Looking for America: ‘I got stories.’ A life of troubles and love
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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ and the Problem With Pop Culture’s Appalachian Caricature
The real stories of the region stay buried in the foothills of the mountains, in favor of the yarns that scratch at stereotypes.
University donates 100 tablets to help special education students in West Virginia
The tablets will be distributed to students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade within 26 different schools.
Teleworking in a parking lot. School on a flash drive. The coronavirus prompts new urgency for rural Internet access.
Policymakers say the time is now for Congress to make an unprecedented investment in broadband.
Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center – Technical Assistance and Training for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond
Thank you for your interest in the Appalachian Regional Commission’s technical assistance program for nonprofit organizations. This special resource center recognizes the catastrophic impact the COVID-19 crisis has had on our Region, and particularly on nonprofit organizations.
Music therapy sessions aid road to recovery
The road to recovery has to begin somewhere, and while it’s not a one-size-fits-all solution, Healing Appalachia is making its pitch to pave the pathway like a smooth,
Can West Virginia Be a Home/Work/Play Destination? - WV MetroNews
One of the common sayings among folks who now live and work in West Virginia, but were not born here is, “I got here as soon as I could.” That is a heartfelt endorsement of life in the Mountain State delivered by individuals who have found their version of “almost heaven” in West Virginia. Unfortun…
Rural Black Appalachians push for racial justice - The Advocate-Messenger
By HEATHER CHAPMAN Rural Journalism Blog “Months after a wave of anti-police brutality and Black Lives Matter demonstrations stretched into rural, largely White areas, the organizing persists in pockets of Central Appalachia. Young and old are sharpening their political voices and strengthening al…
What Exactly Is Appalachian Cuisine? | The Manual
Appalachia is a diverse and multifaceted area that defies easy definition, while at the same time producing remarkable dishes, restaurants, and chefs.
Richard Branson, John Chambers bringing Hyperloop, and millions, into Appalachia’s poverty-stricken region
Richard Branson is moving the Virgin Hyperloop testing site to West Virginia. John Chambers is investing $25 million in West Virginia University. Tech titans are helping transform the coal economy.