Thanks to Appalachian Voices for this original post and graphic. Curious about the efforts to potentially site small modular nuclear reactors in Southwest Virginia? Join us next week at an open forum that will provide information and allow residents to […]
September 19, 2023 Contact: Emily Posner, General Counsel, Voice of the Experienced firstname.lastname@example.org, (225) 746-8820 Both the Trump and Biden Administrations sought to defund the construction of FCI Letcher. Washington, D.C. – Today, more than 185 organizations delivered a letter to Congress urging […]
The Alliance for Appalachia stands in deep solidarity with the Waymakers Collective, a radical grant-making group in Appalachia that empowers artists overlooked by traditional philanthropy. They’ve allocated over $1 million to uplift marginalized communities, with a focus on Black, Indigenous, LGBTQ, […]
Come work with the Alliance for Appalachia! We are hiring a co-coordinator to support the vision of Alliance member organizations, and to coordinate operations, fundraising and digital communications for our regional coalition.
The Alliance for Appalachia joined 290 groups in a letter urging President Biden and Congressional leaders to take action and accelerate renewable energy, address electric transmission challenges, and advance environmental justice.
photo credit: Freepik.com Calling on Support for Flooding in Central Appalachia Over 1,500 Kentuckians and Virginians have been rescued by boat and helicopter, and hundreds of unaccounted for. Housing and critical infrastructure have been swapped away. The recent flash flooding […]
The Alliance for Appalachia supports the Environmental Justice For All Act (H.R. 2021) as legislation rooted in the moral principle that all people have the right to clean air, water, and soil. We need the safeguards in this bill to […]
Acid mine drainage is one of the most visible and costly impacts of coal mining, turning Appalachian waterways rust orange with dangerous pollution and threatening the health of people and wildlife. Remediation of this pollution requires long-term treatment facilities and […]