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Appalachian Voices kicks off series of community meetings for resiliency grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2024 CONTACT Emma Kelly, New Economy Field Coordinator, (865) 585-4939, Appalachian Voices is partnering with the five Southwest Virginia governments and communities of Clinchco, Dante, Dungannon, Pennington Gap and Pound in a three-year proposal


Investing in what matters: Federal funding to kick off community-led resiliency projects

As spring bursts into bloom in the mountains, Appalachian Voices is officially launching Building Community Resilience in Virginia’s Coalfields, a new project funded through the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Grant.


Pennington Gap, Va., wins grant to help protect against future flooding

The town of Pennington Gap, Virginia, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Community Flood Preparedness Fund.


The Appalachian African American Cultural Center

Two people sit on couch in front of wall of photos and documents

One couple’s mission to preserve community history in Southwest Virginia.


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