Civic Engagement

Example: Appalshop, Whitesburg, Kentucky

Appalshop is a non-profit multi-disciplinary arts and education center in the heart of Appalachia producing original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books. Education and training programs support communities’ efforts to solve their own problems in a just and equitable way. Each year, Appalshop productions and services reach several million people nationally and internationally.

Photo of Appalshop Participants From Appalshop Website

Photo of Appalshop Participants From Appalshop Website


One Response to Civic Engagement

  1. meredithfraz says:

    “Hit and Run Radio” Produces Socially Conscious Radio Drama.

    Inspired by artists Orson Welles and Paul Green’s project “The Free Company,” a local Greensboro group has begun producing socially conscious radio programs. Although the group of radio DJs, artists, and writers would like to write their own scripts, the first airing on September 10, 2008 was of a play titled “Beyond Reasonable Doubt.” The group is now accepting community submissions for their next airing.

    Read the Greensboro News & Record story for more information.

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