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...

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 Hot...

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...

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...

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...

Northside Square Dance

by John Bealle The Northside Square Dance arose some years ago as a sly witches’ brew of motives.  Local callers who wanted to practice. Old-time musicians who loved playing together. Dancers w...

LPH Festival: Memories, Roots & Fun

by Nancy Laird The 38th Annual Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival (formerly known as the “Mini Appalachian Fest”), hosted by the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, is an amazing feat. When ...

Recipe for 2015 Ringin’ in Pie Contest Winner

The winner of the pie contest at this year’s Ringin’ In the Appalachian New Year was Jeff Dey and his Peaches and Cream pie! This week, he shares his recipe with the rest of us!   Wh...

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...