In this WMMT story, two Pike County entrepreneurs share how they came to open their fitness businesses and their passion for fitness as a means to enrich their community by providing a pathway to better health, and also by creating jobs.
ARI Student Senate Supports POWER+ Plan
Junior and senior high school students representing the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI) Student Senate passed a resolution in favor of the White House’s proposed POWER+ Plan to invest in the region. ARI Student Senate is a part of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Race to the Top Grant supporting innovative education in 17 rural eastern Kentucky school districts
Appalachian Youth: Coal Helped, It’s Not Our Future
Appalachian young people speak on the past and present impact of the coal industry and their hopes for the future.
Appalachian Youth: On The Great And Not So Great In Our Appalachia
Three Appalachian youth share perspectives on what it’s like to be young in the region right now – including the great parts & not so great parts – and talk about why they love this place so deeply.