Tag: Economy

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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
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 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
Issues: CoalEconomyHousing
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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