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Newsletter SALS December 17, 2012
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2012
Global Volunteers have been sending us volunteers since 1999. The Millennium Project sponsored by a group of volunteers in the winter of 2000 seems to have been a turning point for our relationship. This summer we hosted our 80th Global Volunteers team.More
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceHealthYouthBuild
Blog SALS September 11, 2012
Music of Coal
The Lonesome Pine Office on Youth announces the release of the two-CD set “Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields.”More
Issues: CoalMusic
Newsletter SALS June 13, 2012
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2012
SALS and New River Health Association have agreed to reopen Beards Fork Clinic in July 2012. NRHA CEO Dave Sotak announced this plan at the New River monthly board meeting on May 14.More
Issues: Community serviceHousingYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 9, 2011
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2011
For the past decade Southern Appalachian Labor School has sponsored a major summer influx of faith-based volunteers to engage in modest repairs of homes in Fayette County and the Upper Kanawha Valley. To date, nearly 1000 homes have received work and the project contributes over $600,000 of value and purchases every year.More
Issues: Community serviceHealthVistaVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS June 30, 2011
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2011
This year we are celebrating our Juneteenth Solidarity Festival in Oak Hill at the Historic Oak Hill Elementary School (former elementary school). This decommissioned school was recently acquired by SALS to further its community development projects.More
Newsletter SALS December 23, 2010
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2010-2011
On Sunday, June 13th, SALS hosted the 19th annual Solidarity Festival and Celebration. The festivities began at 1 PM at our community center at Beards Fork.More
Newsletter SALS June 10, 2010
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2010
Slowly but surely, the students in the after school program at SALS are being immersed in a weekly educational program in which agriculture serves as the basis for teaching healthy lifestyle choices, dietary nutrition, ecostewardship, teamwork, and the importance of local food systems.More
Press SALS February 2, 2010
Bitter Cane
If you would like to arrange a gathering of people to raise funds for Haitian relief, the Southern Appalachian Labor School can loan you a copy of the award winning classic, BITTER CANE, for a showing. More
Issues: Social justice
Press SALS January 16, 2010
Martin Luther King Jr
The Monday, January 18, 2010 tribute for Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Southern Appalachian Labor School will feature community service projects, Ethel Caffie-Austin (West Virginia’s First Lady of Gospel Music) and a special appeal for Haitian relief. The public is invited to attend all or part of the day-long event.More
Issues: Community serviceSocial justice
Newsletter SALS December 24, 2009
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2009
The Southern Appalachian Labor School celebrated its annual Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 24, 2009. Make A Difference Day is a day set aside for volunteers from all walks of life to do good deeds in their communities! SALS will participate again this year as it has in past events.More
Newsletter SALS July 26, 2009
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2009
The flags will wave again to celebrate another year of good works here at SALS. On Saturday June 13, 2009 at the SALS community center in Beards Fork, we will host our 18th annual solidarity Festival.More
Newsletter SALS October 12, 2008
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2008
The Southern Appalachian Labor School celebrated its annual “Make-A-Difference-Day” on Saturday, October 25th. We hosted several projects, but unfortunately some didn’t get completed due to the weather!More
Newsletter SALS May 23, 2008
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2008
The flags will wave again to celebrate another year of good works here at SALS. On Saturday June 14, 2008 at the SALS community center in Beards Fork, we will host our 17th annual solidarity Festival. This year promises to be one of our best ever.More
Press SALS January 22, 2008
“Living the Dream” Award
Dr. John P. David, Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Sciences/ Public Administration at WVU-Tech and Director of the Southern Appalachian Labor School has been awarded the “Living the Dream” Human and Civil Rights Award by the Martin Luther King, Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission. More
Issues: Community serviceSocial justice
Newsletter SALS December 6, 2007
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2007
SALS held its annual “Make A Difference Day” on Saturday, October 27. Make A Difference Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Saturday of October. Organizations all over the United States participate on this day. It’s the nation’s largest day of volunteering and volunteers participate by helping in their communities, churches, or schools.More
Blog SALS December 6, 2007
Craft Factory Brochure
All crafts in this brochure are constructed by AmeriCorps, WIA, DOL, and YouthBuild members by using recycled materials from SALS Housing jobsites.More
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS April 24, 2007
SALS Journal, Spring, 2007
On June 2, SALS’ Solidarity Festival will celebrate 30 years of service in Fayette and adjacent counties. This year’s festival marks a landmark year and a major accomplishment for the organization. The festival will take place at the SALS Community Center and grounds at Beards Fork.More
Newsletter SALS December 22, 2006
SALS Journal, Winter, 2006-2007
On June 27th two documentaries on the Buffalo Creek Disaster were screened and discussed at SALS Community Center. Appalshop Filmmaker Mimi Pickering presented her awarding-winning films, THE BUFFALO CREEK FLOOD: AN ACT OF MAN and BUFFALO CREEK REVISITED.More
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