Coalfield Blog

Economic Development

Community development in central Appalachia can sometimes feel like spinning wheels in mud. The harder you try, the worse the problem gets…

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Coalfield Blog

A Bright Future

Last year, we reached an important milestone as an organization: topping 100 new jobs created as a direct result of our interventions…

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Starbucks UPSTANDERS

In the fall of 2013, when Tracy Spaulding was a high school sophomore, the coal mine in his West Virginia town closed. And with it, he assumed, went his path…

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