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Newsletter SALS August 7, 2017
SALS Journal, Summer 2017
Summer Programs Promote Nutrition & Reading, Sacrifice for Survival, Director’s Report, Changing Lives One Rehab At A Time, SALS YouthBuild Graduation, and more.More
Issues: Community serviceHealthVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 22, 2016
SALS Journal, Winter 2016-2017
West Virginia has the highest per capita overdose death rate in the nation. Nine of every ten overdose deaths have prescription drugs as a sole or contributing cause of death.More
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceVeteransYouthBuild
Blog SALS July 11, 2016
Used Book Sale
There will be a Used Book Sale at the Historic Oak Hill School on Tuesday Evening, July 12 at the same time as the SALS Dinner/Film Showing of “After Coal “…..Come for the entire event or just the Book Sale. More
Issues: CoalCommunity service
Blog SALS June 29, 2016
Flood Recovery Legal Help Hotline
Legal Aid of West Virginia has established a Flood Recovery Legal Help Line at 1-877-331-4259 to help victims of the recent flooding with legal needs. They are offering FREE legal information, advice and assistance for flood victims.More
Issues: Community serviceFloodLegal aid
Newsletter SALS June 27, 2016
SALS Journal, Summer 2016
The 25th Annual Southern Appalachian Labor School Solidarity Cultural Festival is being held at the Historic Oak Hill School on July 12th. This year features a Dinner and Premiere Film showing of the documentary “After Coal” at 5:30 p.m.More
Issues: CoalEconomyHousingVistaYouthBuild
Blog SALS June 26, 2016
Flood Relief Items
The Friends of the Lewis House have gathered a vast collection of items and clothing for those who are flood victims. More
Issues: Community serviceFlood
Blog SALS June 21, 2016
Civic Engagement Workshop
Coming to our Beards Fork Community Center on Aug 5th! You are invited to attend one of our 2016 Civic Engagement Workshops being held around the state (Morgantown, Martinsburg, and Oak Hill). Register now!!!! http://www.ocofwv.org/whatshappening/  More
Issues: Clean electionsCommunity service
Newsletter SALS December 22, 2015
SALS Journal, Winter, 2015-2016
In September, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded SALS funding to continue its successful YouthBuild program for the next three years. West Virginia received only two grants, the other went to the AFL-CIO’s Human Resource Development Foundation in Morgantown .More
Issues: AmeriCorpsEducationHousingVistaYouthBuild
Blog SALS October 26, 2015
SALS 2015
This video provides an overview of the Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS), a non-profit organization based in Fayette County, West Virginia.More
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceHousingVistaYouthBuild
Blog SALS October 22, 2015
Tips on Open Enrollment for Medicaid
Open Enrollment for Medicaid Expansion will be from November 1, 2015 until January 31, 2016. There are several changes that everyone needs to realize.More
Issues: Health
Newsletter SALS July 31, 2015
SALS Journal, Summer, 2015
SALS Celebrates 40 Years of Service with Awards Dinner Honoring Miners, Students, and VolunteersMore
Issues: Community serviceHousingMemorialVolunteers
Blog SALS July 2, 2015
Rafting Trips Information – Special Southern Appalachia Labor School Rates
America’s Best Whitewater is right in our backyard. More
Issues: Rafting
Newsletter SALS December 19, 2014
SALS Journal, Winter, 2014-2015
“A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.” This is a very popular quote from the Bible. After being at SALS for a little over a decade I can’t help but feel that many good things that SALS has done for the community have gone unnoticed and unappreciated.More
Issues: Community serviceHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS October 27, 2014
Fall 2014 Rural Voices
Making Almost Heaven a Reality in Rural West VirginiaMore
Newsletter SALS September 23, 2014
SALS Journal, Summer, 2014
For many years, Beards Fork has been a nonexistent town when it comes to maps, GPS, and sometimes directions from locals. This spring that came to an end when volunteers from all over the country descended upon our small sleepy town. SALS’ has been present in the community since the late 1990s.More
Issues: Community serviceEducationHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Blog SALS December 18, 2013
Southern Appalachian Labor School
View a SALS PowerPoint presentationMore
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceHousingSocial justiceVistaYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 17, 2013
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2013
At YouthBuild, one of SALS major partners, the recruiting and hosting of volunteers is referred to as volunteer generation. I have always liked the sound of volunteer generation as it has the word generation.More
Issues: Community serviceHealthHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS June 3, 2013
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2013
Summertime again brings around Group Work- Camps. Many hundreds of volunteers from across the United States will invade, repair and go off into the sunset with the satisfaction of knowing they made a difference in someone’s life.More
Issues: CoalEconomyHealthHousingVistaYouthBuild
Press SALS April 28, 2013
Public Health Disparities in Appalachian Coal Mining Communities
Dr. Michael Hendryx from the WVU School of Public Health made a presentation at the SALS Historic Oak Hill School on April 8, 2013 about the impact of Mountain Top mining on the health of people in the surrounding communities. More
Issues: HealthMountaintop removal
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