POWER+ Plan for Appalachian Renewal

President Obama’s 2016 budget includes significant funds for economic renewal in Central Appalachia. The POWER+ Plan calls for investing in coal communities, workers and technology. Eric Dixon, Dee Davis, and Jason Bailey comment on the possible impact in the region.

War On Poverty Lessons for SOAR

Retired War on Poverty staff Robert Shaffer & Hollis West recall building successful east KY programs with “maximum feasible participation of the poor” & recommend SOAR empower poor for results