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...

Debbie Zorn is ASA President-Elect

by Phil Obermiller The Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) was founded in the 1970s to provide a way for activists and academics to cooperate in regional understanding and advocacy. Since then urban...

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...

Bibliography of Appalachian Resources

Selected Readings on Appalachian Migration and Urban Appalachians initially compiled by Phillip J. Obermiller The following is a list of sources that may be helpful for policy makers, researchers, and...