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...

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...

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...

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...

Working Paper Index

  Over the years, Researchers working with the former UAC compiled a Working Paper Index of scholarship and commentary specifically written about the Urban Appalachian community and the UAC. Belo...

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...

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...