Southern Appalachian Labor Schoold

The mission of the Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) is to provide education, research, and linkages for working class and disenfranchised peoples in order to promote understanding, empowerment, and change.  The Southern Appalachian Labor School is committed to developing a real comprehension of the social, economic, and legal structures which affect the lives of the Appalachian People.
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Annual Solidarity and Cultural Festival Gala, May 31, 2014
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A Message from Senator Rockefeller



Dr. Michael Hendryx  from the WVU School of Public Health made a presentation at the SALS Historic Oak Hill School on April 8, 2013 about the impact of Mountain Top mining on the health of people in the surrounding communities.  The attached slides were depicted.

Investigation: Black Lung and Doctors for the Coal Companies

Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter

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If you would like to arrange a gathering of people to raise funds for Haitian relief, the Southern Appalachian Labor School can loan you a copy of the award winning classic, BITTER CANE, for a showing.

View " Health Care for All" clips from 25 years ago when Ted Kennedy visited
Eula Hall at the Mud Creek Clinic in Kentucky, listen now to what he said then.
First video here -- Four more videos here

“Living the Dream” Award

Rafting Trips (updated info, June 20, 2013)
Special Southern Appalachia Labor School Rates

Craft Factory Brochure

Collaborations for Change: Who’s Playing and Who’s Winning in Community-Based Organization Led Development in Rural Appalachia

MTR Videos: Go Tell It on the Mountain,
Almost Level, West Virginia, Pennies of Promise

Music of Coal

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