Tag: Community service

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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 centerCommunity 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
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 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 centerCommunity serviceHousingVistaYouthBuild
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 centerCommunity serviceHousingMemorialVolunteers
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
Blog SALS December 18, 2013
Southern Appalachian Labor School
View a SALS PowerPoint presentationMore
Issues: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceHousingSocial justiceVistaYouthBuild
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 centerCommunity 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
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
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
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
Blog SALS August 25, 2005
Collaborations for Change: Who’s Playing and Who’s Winning in Community-Based Organization Led Development in Rural Appalachia
My involvement with this research began in 1996 as an assistant professor of sociology at West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVUIT). There I worked with the Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) attending board meetings, evaluating programs, and conducting research.More
Issues: Community serviceEconomySocial justice
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