Appalachian Transition resources

Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky

A new report by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development calls for the creation of an Appalachian Planning and Development Fund to oversee strategic planning for the region and direct the use of some portion of severance tax funds. The report emphasizes that an open and inclusive process is as important as the funds themselves to producing positive outcomes.

Source/Author: Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

Local Economies to Save the Land and People

Noted Kentucky farmer and author Wendell Berry spoke at the 2013 Annual Membership Meeting of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. This is the text of his speech.

Source/Author: Wendell Berry

Renew Big Sandy Talking Points

Tips and talking points for people who would like to speak about a just transition during the public meetings that the KY Public Service Commission is holding on the proposed shut down of the Big Sandy power plant in Louisa.

 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Youth Perspectives on Appalachian Transition workshop

Notes summarizing the presentations and discussion during the Youth Perspectives on Appalachian Transition workshop during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, Harlan, KY, 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Funding a Just Transition workshop

Notes summarizing the presentations and discussion during the workshop on Funding a Just Transition during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Sustainable Forestry Workshop

Notes summarizing the workshop on Sustainable Forestry during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Renewable Energy workshop

Notes summarizing the workshop on Renewable Energy during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Saturday's forum theater experience

Notes summarizing the Forum Theater presentation during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Workers' Perspectives on a Just Transition workshop

Summary of the presentations and discussion during the Workers' Perspectives on a Just Transition workshop during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF Conference: Summary of Journalists' Perspectives on Transition workshop

Notes from the workshop on Journalists' Perspectives on Appalachian Transition from the Appalachia's Bright Futute conference, Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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