Press

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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
Tagged: HealthMountaintop removal
Press John David December 29, 2011
John David: Economic apartheid killing our society
Walking along W.Va. 61 by the Kincaid Post Office, I picked up a small piece of coal dropped from a speeding coal truck. Looking at it and reflecting on the work of a dysfunctional Congress, death warrants of Massey's Upper Big Branch management, lack of decent jobs with benefits, and the harsh financial reality that hits many after the holidays, we are to be reminded that a lump of coal appeared in many stockings this season.More
Tagged: CoalEconomyHousing
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
Tagged: 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
Tagged: Community serviceSocial justice
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
Tagged: Community serviceSocial justice
Press SALS June 15, 2006
Two BUFFALO CREEK FLOOD Films to Screen at SALS Community Center in Beards Fork
On the evening of Tuesday June 27th at 6:30 PM, two documentaries on the Buffalo Creek Disaster will be screened and discussed at the Southern Appalachian Labor Schools’ (SALS) Community Center in Beards Fork, Fayette Co. More
Tagged: Mountaintop removal

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