Posts Tagged ‘McDowell Initiative’

Dec
2011
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Unions Lead Effort to Turn a West Virginia County Around

Unions Lead Effort to Turn a West Virginia County Around
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), known mostly for their transformative work in urban areas, is bringing hope to those in Appalachia who have seen devastating heartache over the past decade as the coal industry that once stimulated their economies has failed to provide like it once could. In places like McDowell County, the southernmost...