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...

Sponsorship Opportunities

Restitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond Its Borders 2018 Appalachian Studies Association 41st Annual Conference April 5 – 8, 2018, Millennium and Hyatt Hotels, Cincinnati, Ohio In April 2018, t...

Conference Themes

The primary themes for 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference: Re-stitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond Its Borders, to be held in downtown Cincinnati at the Millennium and Hyatt Hote...

2018 Appalachian Studies Association Conference

Re-stitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond Its Borders The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition is honored to serve as host for the 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference: Re-stitching...

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...

Community Engagement

UACC Community Engagement Community Engagement takes the form of a number of overlapping initiatives designed to bring people together to discuss, celebrate and participate in Appalachian cultural edu...

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...

Camp Washington Community School

by Anne Endress Skove Camp Washington Community School was chartered in February, 1988. The school’s original purpose was to contribute to workforce development and overall well-being of the com...

Blog Submissions

Have something to say? The UACC’s weekly blog is interested in any submissions that help us fulfill any part of the UACC’s calling (see below). We see this as a place for urban Appalachian...

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...

Cultural Resources Team

UACC Cultural Resources Team Our work within the Cultural Resources team is concerned with the gathering and dissemination of information about Appalachian history and culture, including an online cul...

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...

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...

Tribute to Maxine Groves, Master Quilter

by Mike Maloney Nina Maxine Green Groves died May 21, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center of congestive heart failure and other complications. Maxine was not just the best known traditi...