Cultural Events

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition partners with other organizations and venues to present arts programs that educate and entertain while celebrating the rich culture of Appalachians in the gre...

The Urban Appalachian Project

Finding Home in Heritage, Building Identity The Urban Appalachian Project (UAP) recognizes Cincinnati as home to thousands of Appalachian migrants and descendants, and works to strengthen the irrepres...

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...

Something’s Wrong Here, We Need to Right It

By Bonnie Neumeier Bonnie Neumeier is a long-time advocate for Black and Appalachian urban core neighborhoods in Cincinnati.  She has witnessed the decline of these residential neighborhoods over the...

Advocacy Action Team

UACC Advocacy The Advocacy Action Team plays a key role in the UACC – to assure that policy makers and service providers understand and meet the needs of greater Cincinnati’s Urban Appalac...

Health

UACC Health The group of volunteers working in the Health group are Stewards from the UACC Core and other Action Teams. Concerned with the health and well-being of urban Appalachians in Cincinnati, we...

Research Committee

UACC Research Committee The UACC Research Committee – formerly known as the UAC Research Committee – is one of the oldest continuing research groups in the Cincinnati area. First establish...

Archives Team

UACC Archives On the Archives Team, we effort to collect media and materials that document and discuss migrant and urban Appalachian experiences that may interest contemporary journalists, poets, scre...

Communications Team

UACC Communications Team Our work within the communications team is about creating spaces that support conversations and the sharing of information by and about urban Appalachians. This Action Team ta...

Core Team

UACC Core Team The Core Team is a group of individuals who provide “staff support” to the network of UACC volunteers. This includes providing resources and coordination for the Action Grou...

Stewards and Action Teams

UACC Stewards The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition’s work is created, organized, and developed by a large collaborative group of “Stewards.” We all consider ourselves stewards of a rich, ha...

2015 Appalachian Culture Fest at Union Terminal

by Omope Carter Daboiku UACC garnered a highly visible collaboration in February with the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal as co-producer for Passpor...

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC)

by Maureen Sullivan & Mike Maloney In 1974, a group of Appalachians and their allies organized the Urban Appalachian Council (UAC) in Cincinnati. For the past 40 years, UAC has served urban Appala...

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC)

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC) is an alliance of individuals and organizations committed to the well-being of Appalachian people, communities and cultural expression in the greater C...

Research

Urban Appalachian Council Research Archives In the UAC’s rich 40-year history, Research & Advocacy informed its work, much of which you can find archived here: UAC Research Committee Newsle...

Research Committee Newsletter Archives

The Research Committee was created at the founding of the Urban Appalachian Council and  informed its work through active research. Below are archived issues of the UAC’s Research Committee Ne...

Research Committee Minutes Archive

Each document is available in both Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) formats. Clicking on the document links will either start a file download or prompt your computer to bring up the document in...