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What is Social Enterprise? Find out more and learn how you can use business to solve community problems in a workshop on Wednesday, April 26th. Click here to download details.

Executive Director Peter Hille shares about his experiences working with Appalachian Regional Commission and what's at stake if Trump's budget cuts succeed. Click to read "Promises to Coal Country Aside, Trump's Budget Cuts Will End an Economic Lifeline," an interview conducted by James Trimarco for YES! Magazine.

MACED Receives $2 Million from the Appalachian Regional Commission to Support Economic Transition in Eastern Kentucky. MACED will implement a new economic development program in eastern Kentucky with the help of several partners. This investment was made possible through the Obama Administration’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative. The POWER Initiative was created to support coalfield communities facing economic transition. Learn more here.

Research by Kentucky Center for Economic Policy shows that when it comes to a secure retirement many Kentuckians are in danger. Read KCEP's post to learn more.

An op-ed by MACED President Peter Hille challenges community leaders to work together and ensure Appalachia is not left behind in the new energy economy. Read more here.

report by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy provides an in-depth look at Medicaid in Kentucky, the benefits of Medicaid expansion and potential harmful impacts of changes that could create barriers to coverage and care. To view this report in PDF form, click here.

Click to read MACED's update on the Appalachian Carbon Partnership.

Read MACED's statement of support for the Clean Power Plan.

MACED released a strategic plan that shapes the organization's next five years of work. It defines how MACED will pursue its strategies toward a Just Appalachian Transition. Click to download the report.

In Memory of Greg Dees.