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Lessons from Wales spark ideas for community development in Appalachia’s new economy

Public forum will be October 7 in Whitesburg

September 29, 2014

Eastern Kentuckians can learn from two guests who have been deeply involved in community redevelopment efforts in the Welsh coalfields at a public forum on Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. in the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg.

Kentuckians Taking a Message of Just Transition to People’s Climate March in New York

September 19, 2014

KFTC members will carry a message to the People's Climate March in New York this weekend: "We are at the forefront of the transition away from coal and we need to be put first as we go about building a new economy."

Appalachia’s Bright Future 2.0 is this coming weekend

Weekend activities will showcase local efforts to build diverse and sustainable economy

September 7, 2014

It’s a celebration of what makes Appalachia so special. And it's also a weekend to showcase how residents are turning around their local economy.