Tag: YouthBuild

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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
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 serviceHousingVistaYouthBuild
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 serviceEducationHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
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 serviceHealthHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
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 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
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
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
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