Sharing Stories of Opportunities & Challenges for Diversifying Appalachia's Economy & Renewing Her Communities


Young Appalachian Filmmakers Say “Go Your Own Way”

November 2, 2016

What options are there for young Appalachians considering whether to make a life in the region? That was the question Appalachian Media Institute interns Elyssia...

An EPIC Education Opportunity

October 11, 2016

In this episode of Mountain Talk Monday learn about the EPIC Program – Enhancing Programs for IT Certification — that is being offered through...

EDA Dir. Jay Williams: Youngstown Story Similar to East Kentucky

September 27, 2016

“Big Ideas Fest” featured speaker says Youngstown, OH had to look at assets and diversify after steel industry gone, like mining decline in Appalachia....

Appal-TREE Cooking Classes Increase Healthy Eating

December 28, 2015

Many Americans don’t have reliable access to affordable, nutritious food, and sometimes lack knowledge in how to prepare healthy meals. In much of Appalachia, including...

Appalachian Culture as Hub for Growth

July 8, 2016

Can artists, dancers, actors, musicians and creative thinkers of all varieties contribute to the economic rebuilding of our Appalachian communities?  WMMT’s Kelli Haywood looked...

Clinch River Protection to Boost Local Economy

March 19, 2013

Though we often hear in the coalfields that job creation and environmental protection are two things that cant happen at the same time, a...

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