Photo Credit Christi Root. June 1-2, 2018 Blacksburg, Virginia at Virginia Tech. The Water Justice Summit is a leadership development, networking, and skills-building gathering June 1-2 at Virginia Tech. The keynote panel and art exhibit are open to the general public...
On April 12, 2018, the WV Department of Environmental Protection held an informal conference, or public hearing, on proposed revisions to the Collins Fork Permit in Raleigh County. These revisions would allow Republic Energy, LLC to forgo reclamation efforts and […]
Making our voices heard, helping out local communities members. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the community and speak out against the Neely’s Creek Mine! The Neely’s Creek Mine (permit 900-0047) in Pulaski County was issued in 2013, […]
Alliance member group Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards sponsored a hemp Panel at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise campus this past February to discuss the potential hemp has to boost the economy in Appalachia. “Industrial Hemp represents a unique […]
Join the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards office in Wise, VA for an afternoon of telling and listening to stories about Wise County past and present. Followed by a discussion about storytelling, its history in Appalachia, and tips on telling our […]
Alliance member group The STAY Project is a youth-led consortium asking Appalachian youth what they want and need in order to stay and work in their home communities. They connect youth with the resources and skills they need to make […]
Revitalizing Appalachia: A toolkit for clean-up and community development What’s it all about? The Alliance for Appalachia is a grassroots coalition of environmental and social justice organizations dedicated to supporting whole, healthy communities. The Alliance has initiated this toolkit to […]
We’re headed back to DC to Protect Our Water, Reclaim Our Future The Alliance for Appalachia will be hosting an event to “Protect Our Water, Reclaim Our Future” (acronym pronounced POWR-OF) in Washington, D.C. June 5-8. We’re bringing over 30 new and experienced leaders […]