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A Model For Worker Training

December 7, 2020

Brandon Dennison, CEO of the Coalfield Development Corporation in southern West Virginia, contributed his organization’s successful model of a wholistic worker training program to...

Prevent Diabetes EKY

November 24, 2020

One in seven Kentuckians have been diagnosed with diabetes, and it is estimated that 1 in 3 have elevated blood sugar levels that could...

Black Lives Matter In Appalachia

November 16, 2020

The population of Appalachia, like most of rural America, is more diverse than many people realize. And the recent support for racial justice has...

Preventing Diabetes During COVID

October 19, 2020

With COVID-19 spreading into our communities it is more important than ever to take steps to prevent diabetes. Health care providers have found that...

The NET Plan For Coal Communities

October 14, 2020

Over 80 local, regional and national leaders worked together for several years to develop the National Economic Transition, or NET, platform which was released...

We Can ReImagine Appalachia

October 6, 2020

Members of ReImagine Appalachia, a coalition of policy organizations, grassroots groups, individuals and activists from West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, offer ideas at...

KY Workers Demand Federal Aid

September 21, 2020

The Kentucky Labor Day Town Hall was held virtually on September 7 because of COVID 19, the virus that has now infected 58,000 Kentuckians...

Taylor Pratt: Youth Can Change

August 17, 2020

Younger people sometimes believe that prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are health conditions they don’t really need to worry about. But Taylor Pratt found...

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