Southwest Ohio Writers Speak of Home

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Harry T. Wilks Conference Center Miami Regionals Hamilton Campus Free and open to the public; RSVP appreciated: MiamiOH.edu/Regionals/RSVP URBAN APP...

All Month: Perceptions of Home Exhibit

Perceptions of Home: The Urban Appalachian Spirit by Malcom J. Wilson and Don Corathers interprets the experiences of migration from the Appalachian region to the greater Cincinnati area through phot...

Appalachia’s Change-Makers

Appalachia’s Change-Makers Readings and Reflections on Community Action Thomas More College Create Writing Vision Program Visiting Author Series Featuring Pauletta Hansel, Dick Hague, and Michae...

Moving Forward Meeting

Moving Forward with the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition A facilitated session focusing on our first five years to chart the course for the next. Lunch is provided. Please RSVP by emailing Micha...

Appalachian Innovation Grants

UACC is kicking off this fall with some exciting news. Beginning this September  —with our new Appalachian Innovation Grants— we will be working with and learning from Appalachian youth and youn...

Maloney and Hansel Receive ASA Awards

Urban Appalachian Community Coalition member Michael Maloney and Pauletta Hansel were honored April 6 at the 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference held in downtown Cincinnati. The con...

UACC’s Brewery Taproom Tour Mixes History & Beer

On Thursday, April 5, the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition is hosting a Cincinnati Brewery Taproom Tour as part of the 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference’s evening activitie...

Appalachian Spoken Word and Hip Hop

by John Bealle In several key sites in the Appalachian region, there is a movement rising to develop spoken word arts from urban African American tradition as a means to foster social change, communit...

Appalachia: Stay Or Go?

Blog by Rosie Carpenter Rosie Carpenter serves as UACC’s new Volunteer Coordinator, through the AmeriCorps Program. Rosie has a BA in Anthropology with certificates in Historic Preservation and Heri...

King Records and the Appalachian Migration

The beginning of King Records in Cincinnati and how the Appalachian Migration had a hand in it by Brian Powers Brian Powers is a librarian at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and i...

The Bluegrass Music Heritage of Southwestern Ohio

By Matthew Smith Matthew Smith is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Miami University’s Hamilton campus. He has developed and taught a course there on the history of Appalachian culture ...

Appalachian Culture Month

by Omope Carter Daboiku Omope Carter Daboiku is a wordsmith, actress and storyteller based in Dayton and Cincinnati. A folklorist with specialties in African, Affrilachian, Appalachian, and Native Ame...