• P.O. Box 1133 Wayne, WV 25570
  • 304-501-4755
  • P.O. Box 1133 Wayne, WV 25570
  • 304-501-4755

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.

In The News

PBS NewsHour

“Job Training and Community College Put Coalminers on a New Path” was a segment that profiled the work of Coalfield Development and its family…

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In The News

From The Ashes

In the words of Coalfield’s own Brandon Dennison, “I recently had the remarkable and surreal opportunity to be part of the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City…

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In The News

Quality Jobs

The centerpiece of Coalfield’s operation is its Quality Jobs Initiative (QJI), a program that employs local youth – recent high school graduates to those…

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Theory of Change

Theory of Change

Without spirit, without willpower, without opportunities for overcoming structural barriers, a full life feels unattainable. It is the Coalfield Development Corporation’s belief that the cause of so many woes…

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Coalfield Blog

We Must Believe

One hot July evening, I had a conversation with a contractor that literally went as follows: After pitching my green collar jobs idea, he responded: “Wayne County?!?!…

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take me home.

The limited-edition, “Take Me Home Box” embraces your love for West Virginia by offering a customized, location specific graphic t-shirt along with a wall mountable keepsake.