The Appalachian Breastfeeding Network

By Mike Templeton The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition has a deep investment in public health. This goes back to the earliest days of the Urban Appalachian Council and its mission of advocacy and...

The Historic Mill Creek and the Mill Creek Alliance

By Mike Templeton One of the most important issues for the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, and Urban Appalachian Council before us, has been environmental justice, as so many urban Appalachians...

Appalachian Foodways: Foraging the Common Dandelion

By Mike Templeton An essential feature of any culture is food, and this is why a regular focus of the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition blog is Appalachian foodways. Our foodways and traditions ar...

Saving the Boldface Park Shelter in Sedamsville

By Mike Templeton Cincinnati’s west side riverfront neighborhoods have historically been urban Appalachian neighborhoods. These areas have long been the focus of Urban Appalachian Community Coalitio...

The 52nd Annual Appalachian Festival

By Mike Templeton The 52nd  Annual Appalachian Festival will be held on May 13 and 14 at Coney Island. As in previous years, the festival coincides with Mother’s Day. The Appalachian Community ...

Mergoat Magazine

by Mike Templeton The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition has taken on environmental issues in a number of ways. You may recall our article about the litigation led by lawyer Rob Bilott against DuPo...

Eastern Kentucky Mutual Aid

By Mike Templeton The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition has presented articles on this blog in support of people in places like Eastern Kentucky after catastrophic floods. In these articles there ...