In the heart of Raleigh County, West Virginia, another solar system is installed at our member group, Coal River Mountain Watch! Solar Holler has helped to completely eliminate electricity Coal River Mountain Watch is buying from the utility company with […]
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 […]
The Alliance for Appalachia condemns white supremacy and all the organizations that support it both overtly and covertly. We mourn the many lives that are lost at the hands of white supremacist terrorism, and we vow to fight for the living.
We recognize that white supremacy is not simply a fringe movement of ignorant and unhinged individuals. Rather, it is an organized and funded movement with at least tacit support from President Trump and others who hold power at all levels of government. We also recognize that racism operates daily, ubiquitously, and anonymously.
Friends, family, allies: On election day, our world changed. We too have been in denial, speechless, angry; and it’s taking time to process the past two weeks amidst a lot of unknowns. But one thing we know, and have always […]
These are challenging days. But we are ready for action, and to begin the work to rebuild our region’s economy. If you are looking to spread a little hope today, we encourage you to read this letter about the RECLAIM Act and […]
The Alliance for Appalachia stands in solidarity with the indigenous led movement of resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Bill McCabe is a friend of the Alliance and a leader in the stand against mountaintop removal coal mining. Bill’s message below, to the water […]