Websites about the society and culture of the Appalachian mountains region, including sociology, religion, history and genealogy, social services, politics, and related resources and institutions that serve the people of the region.
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Appalachia Service Project
A Christian home repair/home building ministry through which volunteers and staff repair and build homes for low-income families in rural Central Appalachia. Program information, volunteer opportunities, background on regional issues, and essays.
Appalachian Community Fund
Provides funding for social change to community and grassroots organizations in Central Appalachia, including West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and Tennessee, and southwest Virginia. Information about programs, issues, and the grant process.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State Area
Non-profit agency that serves at-risk youth from single parent homes in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia, and pairs them up with an adult volunteer for the purpose of friendship and guidance.
Central Appalachian Network
Multi-state network working to build a healthy regional economy in Central Appalachia. Promotes economic justice through ecologically sustainable rural development strategies, local self-reliance and innovative community building.
Hillbilly Highway: Appalachia and America
Syllabus and readings for University of North Carolina seminar on the history, politics, and culture of the Appalachian region.
Weblog focuses on Appalachia's past, with links to newspapers, media outlets, and other resources in the region.
The Mountain Laurel
An online journey into the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, featuring stories and photos of the people and cultural heritage of the region along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Virginia Creeper
Devoted to preserving and promoting Appalachian history.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette series on changes in the region 35 years after President Johnson launched the War on Poverty. (November 01, 2000)
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