In conjunction with the 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Annual Conference, the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition and the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati Branch will host a free workshop on Thursday, April 5, 2:00 – 4:30 PM, at the Federal Reserve, 150 E. Fourth Street.

This workshop, “Walking the Road to Health Together: Private, Nonprofit, and Community Partnerships,” will highlight strategies for addressing community development in the areas of health, energy, and food systems, including potential funding sources for promising new ideas.

Sessions will include:

  • “How to Utilize POWER Funding” — focusing on competitive grant programs from the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) to help coal-impacted communities achieve economic diversification, and
  • “How to Start Connecting with Health Projects” — an overview of potential ways to collaborate and effectively leverage resources to sustain healthy-community efforts.


Individuals must pre-register to participate in this pre-conference workshop required at (password ASA 2018).