Blog Posts and Articles

Our Blog is a reflection of the endeavors of Coalfield Development, its social enterprises and the passion of our people through courage, creativity and community to rebuild the Appalachian economy from the ground up.

Recent Posts

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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Training Endorsement

Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors voted to endorse the on-the-job and personal growth training curriculum…

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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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Newsweek: Coal Jobs

When we consider what it means to be American, what it is to achieve the American Dream, we can look to Appalachia as an embodiment…

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Revisioning Appalachia

When Brandon Dennison’s car pulls up to the old Corbin Ltd. factory on Huntington’s West End, he finds a crew of employees on a scissor lift installing a sign…

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