Appalachian Transition resources

ABF Conference: Expanding Broadband Internet: Connected Nation Presentation

Travis Lane's presentation on Connected Nation from the Expanding Broadband Internet workshop during Appalachia's Bright Future conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Travis Lane

Elements of Strategic Planning for Communities and Organizations

A Microsoft Word document of the Elements of Strategic Planning for Communities and Organizations shared during the Community Planning workshop during Appalachia's Bright Future conference in Harlan County, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Building Local Food Economy workshop

Notes summarizing the presentations and discussion during the Building a Local Food Economy during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference in Harlan, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Saturday morning second plenary: Transition Stories

A summary of the second panel on Saturday during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference, held in Harlan County, April 2013. The topic of this panel was: Transition Stories.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Just Transition Framework

"Shaping a Just Transition: Toward Appalachia's Bright Future"

A front-and-back one-page handout on a framework for talking about Just Transition in Appalachia.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

PDF of ABF conference program

Conference program for the Appalachia's Bright Future conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Summary of Saturday morning opening plenary

Summary notes for the opening plenary session to the Appalachia's Bright Future Conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

ABF conference: Sue Tallichet's opening statement

KFTC chairperson Sue Tallichet's opening statement during the Saturday plenary session of the Appalachia's Bright Future Conference.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Promoting Long Term Investment in Appalachian Kentucky, 2012

This report, published by MACED, describes a proposal to create a permanent fund with coal severance tax resources in order to support long-term investments in economic diversification and transition.

Source/Author: Mountain Association For Community Economic Development

The Impact of Coal on Kentucky's State Budget, 2009

This report, published by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development, compares the amount of state revenues directly and indirectly generated by the coal industry with the level of state spending on the coal industry, through tax breaks, subsidies, and other direct expenses. It concludes that in 2006 Kentucky taxpayers spent about $115 million more to host the coal industry than we received in tax revenues from the industry.

Source/Author: Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

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