Register For the AppFellows Regional Gathering on May 17-18, 2017!


The Highlander Center’s Appalachian Transition Fellowship program invites you to join the 2017 fellows, host communities, and folks from across Central Appalachia at this regional gathering May 17-18, 2017, in Benham, KY to share ideas, build relationships, and strategize together to advance a just economic transition in our region.

“Scaling Up: Connecting Local Economies and People Power to a Just Regional Transition” will convene folks from across Central Appalachia to share local, community-led efforts that are shifting economies and power to the people; to map our communities and our work across issue, states, and the region to identify collaborative opportunities; and to share, strategize, and network with fellows, hosts, and other folks who are doing great work in Appalachia.

AGENDA COMING SOON! The gathering will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 17 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 18, with breakfast each day at 8 a.m. 

For folks who aren't an AppFellow or AppFellows host community you will need to make your own lodging arrangements at the Benham School House Inn at: 100 Central Ave. Benham, KY 40807 by calling 606-848-3000.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Wednesday May 17th and breakfast on Thursday May 18th will be covered.

Name *
(Please share any specific issues the gathering should address, as well as specific outcomes for you and/or the region):
(Please include any information you would like to share, any materials or resources available to participants, and if you are interested in facilitating a discussion or session):
(Check or cash upon arrival)
For AppFellows and AppFellows host communities only: Please indicate if you will need lodging at the event site on either May 16 and/or May 17. Lodging is paid for all AppFellows and any interested AppFellow host community members.