Stories from the Mountains: “New Opportunity School for Women”

Stories from the Mounta...

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development turns 40 this year. To help celebrate this milestone, the organization has taken a step back to reflect on the amount of just economic transition that’s taken place in the region over the past 40 years. They’ve been collecting...

Stories from the Mounta...

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development turns 40 this year. To help celebrate this milestone, the organization has taken a step back to reflect on the amount of just economic transition that’s taken place in the region over the past 40 years. They’ve been collecting...

Stories From the Mounta...

  By Donna Daniels, Reprinted with permission from Stories from the Mountains For people working to improve Estill County, the Estill Development Alliance (EDA) is one of the resources at their disposal. EDA, which was founded in 1995, is a nonprofit community and economic...

Dr. Dino Beckett: Trans...

In 2014, Williamson, West Virginia won the Robert Wood Johnson’s Culture of Health Award, given to “U.S. communities that are making great strides in their journey to better health and well-being.” Today, Williamson’s Dr. Dino Beckett shares about...
Transition in Action: Ernie Scott at the Kentucky Office of Rural Health

Transition in Action: E...

1- Who are you, and what’s your role at your organization? My name is Ernie Scott and I am the Director of the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health based in Hazard, KY. 2- How does your organization contribute to improving health in the...

Try This WV Highlights ...

Our guest blog today comes from Kate Long of  Try This West Virginia, an innovative and community-driven health movement taking hold across the state.   1. Who are you, and what’s your role at your organization? I’m Kate Long, co-director and founder of Try This West Virginia, a...

Guest Blogs by KCEP: Me...

Today, we’re reprinting two blogs with permission from the Kentucky Center of Economic Policy (KCEP). The first looks at the coverage gains and economic impacts that expanded Medicaid has brought to the state of Kentucky; the second looks at the potential drop in enrollment should...
Food Entrepreneur Andrew Salmons on Local Foods and Transition in Action

Food Entrepreneur Andre...

Our final blog on local foods and Transition in Action this month comes from Corbin, Kentucky.  1. First off: Who are you? What hats do you wear? My name is Andrew Salmons and I’m the director of downtown Corbin, the owner of You and Me Coffee and Tea and one of the founders of The...