Websites about the society and culture of the Appalachian mountains region, including sociology, religion, history and genealogy, social services, politics, and related resources and institutions that serve the people of the region.
A Christian home repair/home building ministry through which volunteers and staff repair and build homes for low-income families in rural Central Appalachia. Program information, volunteer opportunities, background on regional issues, and essays.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette series on changes in the region 35 years after President Johnson launched the War on Poverty.
Provides funding for social change to community and grassroots organizations in Central Appalachia, including West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and Tennessee, and southwest Virginia. Information about programs, issues, and the grant process.
Non-profit agency that serves at-risk youth from single parent homes in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia, and pairs them up with an adult volunteer for the purpose of friendship and guidance.
Multi-state network working to build a healthy regional economy in Central Appalachia. Promotes economic justice through ecologically sustainable rural development strategies, local self-reliance and innovative community building.
Syllabus and readings for University of North Carolina seminar on the history, politics, and culture of the Appalachian region.
Weblog focuses on Appalachia's past, with links to newspapers, media outlets, and other resources in the region.
An online journey into the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, featuring stories and photos of the people and cultural heritage of the region along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Devoted to preserving and promoting Appalachian history.
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