Service Organizations

 Organizations Serving Appalachia

  • Appalshop - Media arts center in Whitesburg, Ky, dedicated to preservation of Appalachian culture. Streaming audio from WMMT, a radio station that features a wide variety of music that you won’t typically hear on other radio stations.
  • The Highlander Research and Education Center - Located in New Market, TN. Provides programs of education and support to poor and working people fighting economic injustice, poverty, prejudice, and environmental destruction.
  • Appalachian Regional Commission. Site for the Federal agency that funds a variety of Appalachian development initiatives, Appalachia Magazine, maps, conferences, and more.
  • Appalachian Studies Association. ASA hosts the annual Appalachian Studies Conference, publishes the Journal of Appalachian Studies, and is the professional organization for those with Appalachian service and research interests.
  • Appalachian College Association. Organization supporting small and private colleges in Appalachia. Includes links for member colleges and link for the Appalachian Central Library project.

 Organizations Serving Rural Communities (Appalachia and beyond)


Share this