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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Migration

For a comprehensive analysis of census Appalachian migration data please see The Social Areas of Cincinnati: An Analysis of Social Needs by Michael E. Maloney and Christopher Auffrey. Hundreds of th...

About Urban Appalachians

Urban Appalachia Cincinnati, Ohio, home of the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, is not a place typically included in public discourse on Appalachia because it does not fall within the Appalachia...