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Racial and Environmental Justice in Appalachia

The Appalachian Center is collaborating on several projects and events relating to race and the environment in the region.


In March 2019 the Appalachian Center was awarded an Inclusive Excellence Student Program Grant from the UK Office for Institutional Diversity


Race & Racial Justice in Appalachia

Projects, Events, & Exhibits

In conjunction with the 2020 ASA Conference theme "Appalachian Understories" and Black Appalachians conference thread, the Center is collaborating on different initiatives relating to race in the region.


Environmental Justice in Appalachia

Martin County Water

Students and faculty across campus are working to learn more about and address the water issues in Martin County and eastern Kentucky.

Creek Cleanups