Tag: Housing

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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 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 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
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 centerEducationHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
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 centerHealthHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
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
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
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
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