Let’s Take Action! It’s March and there has still been no progress by Congress to take action on two pieces of legislation that are critical to coal communities: an extension of the tax rate paid by coal companies that supports […]
Our January Retreat The New Economy team held a meeting to build relationships among its members and establish priorities for the months ahead. Some highlights from the two-day event in East Tennessee at the Clearfork Community Institute were the tour […]
Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Pelosi: This letter is a call from your constituents and our neighbors across the region urging you to show leadership on behalf of coal miners and their communities — your […]
Also Published on Appalachian Voices Blog. From September 24 to 26, 10 residents of Southwest Virginia traveled with The Alliance for Appalachia to Washington, D.C., to speak with senators and representatives in support of miners suffering from black lung disease. […]
From September 23 thru 26th, 40 Appalachian leaders from 6 states will meet with members of Congress asking for their support of the RECLAIM Act and to increase and extend the tax that funds the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. Larry and Hattie […]
The Alliance has recently been talking about our upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. and with only 15 days before we depart, we are excited and fired up to speak truth to power. From September 23 thru 26th, 40 Appalachian leaders from […]
The Catalyst Project’s Anne Braden Fellowship changed my life. It’s been one of those mind-blowing, eye-opening, better-with-time experiences that I find hard to put into words... This post will be the first in a series where I and other Braden fellows share back what we have learned ...
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