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We are improving lives by addressing critical issues surrounding literacy, food insecurity, and access to traditional arts.

MEETING THE CHANGING NEEDS OF Central Appalachia

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WILL ANDERSON NAMED EIGHTH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HINDMAN SETTLEMENT SCHOOL

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APPALACHIAN WRITERS' WORKSHOP: July 19-23

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Honoring the past, improving the present, and planning for the future of central Appalachia.

Since our founding in 1902, Hindman Settlement School has evolved to meet the changing needs of the region. The Settlement’s work today includes education and service programs that address the critical needs of youth and families while promoting the rich traditional arts of Appalachia.

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"In 1902, they started Hindman Settlement School, the first rural settlement school in America. It has been a beacon of education for students, their families, and the region since that time."

Join State Regent of Kentucky NSDAR, Carol Rogow, in supporting the Settlement School this Kentucky Give Day on Tuesday, May 11, 2021!
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"Every year, I always want to give back to Hindman Settlement School and do whatever little bit I can in helping that mission that I believe in so deeply".

Join Silas House by donating this Kentucky Gives Day on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
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For Foodways Friday, we bring you pictures of some of the first radishes to come up this year and some soon-to-be ready greens.Image attachment

For Foodways Friday, we bring you pictures of some of the first radishes to come up this year and some soon-to-be ready greens. See MoreSee Less

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Greens! When?

We give a Foodways Farewell to our Community Programs Director. 

Read some of Jasons words to the people he served: http://hindman.org/2021/05/06/foodways-farewell/

We give a Foodways Farewell to our Community Programs Director.

Read some of Jason’s words to the people he served: hindman.org/2021/05/06/foodways-farewell/
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Surprised to learn of your departure, but there is a grand new adventure ahead. Thank you for all that you gave to the community through Hindman Settlement. So many of your contributions will linger on at the Forks of Troublesome.

Jason, You know that I will miss you. I have enjoyed working with you. Especial good memories are of that first year for Seed Shower. I was truly blown away by the response from the DAR ladies. Your leaving truly makes me sad. I am excited for your future at Pine Mountain Settlement School. I know you will do great things there.

You are going to be missed! You did an amazing job here for us! A pleasure to call you my friend.

Jason, you will be dearly missed. Wishing you the best!

Will miss you Jason but wish you the best

Wishing you the very best in your next endeavor!! They are fortunate to have you

Sad for Hindman Settlement School. You did an awesome job. People followed and listened to you. Good luck….you will be a success where ever you go.

Oh NO!!!! I’m so sorry you’re leaving. Our very best to you always💕 thank you so much for all your kindness!

So sorry to see you leave. You did a great job. Best of luck🎉❤️

Best wishes Jason

Best of wishes to you and your family. Aways trust in the Lord and the walk in this life will be so much more profitable. I will miss you. And Love you.

You can't leave until I finish picking your brain!!! It has been wonderful having you here as part of our Settlement family!!! You will LOVE Pine Mountain Settlement it is a wonderful place too. Best of luck and Blessings to you!!!!

So sad to see him leave!

You've done an exemplary job at Hindman and I know you'll be just as fantastic at Pine Mountain. Stay in touch.

Getting closer to my roots in Bell County. All my dads fam from there. Please stay in touch!!!

Gonna be missed! Good luck Jason!

Good Luck on your new adventure Jason!

You are the best Jason, wherever you are going will surely see their programs improve!

Good luck whatever you do grocery 🌟🌎

We will miss you!

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Nooooo

Jason your definitely going to be missed

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One of the Settlement’s projects for #KyGives 2021 is to restore the historic James Still cottage on our campus in order to preserve the legacy of our longtime writer-in-residence and the man who brought about a renaissance for Appalachian literature during his prolific career. 

Learn more about the project and Mr. Stills legacy in todays blog at https://bit.ly/3xLgfG9!

One of the Settlement’s projects for #KyGives 2021 is to restore the historic James Still cottage on our campus in order to preserve the legacy of our longtime writer-in-residence and the man who brought about a renaissance for Appalachian literature during his prolific career.

Learn more about the project and Mr. Still’s legacy in today’s blog at bit.ly/3xLgfG9!
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#KyGivesDay is next Tuesday, May 11!

We have two vital projects that need your support this year. Well be sharing more in the coming days on how to support Hindman on this statewide day of giving, but you can learn more now at www.hindman.org/kygives!

#KyGivesDay is next Tuesday, May 11!

We have two vital projects that need your support this year. We’ll be sharing more in the coming days on how to support Hindman on this statewide day of giving, but you can learn more now at www.hindman.org/kygives!
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Todays the day! Applications for the 2021 Appalachian Writers Workshop are due by 11:59 PM EST TONIGHT! If youre planning to join us and havent applied, head over to www.hindman.org/workshop!

Today’s the day! Applications for the 2021 Appalachian Writers’ Workshop are due by 11:59 PM EST TONIGHT! If you’re planning to join us and haven’t applied, head over to www.hindman.org/workshop! See MoreSee Less

Todays the day! Applications for the 2021 Appalachian Writers Workshop are due by 11:59 PM EST TONIGHT! If youre planning to join us and havent applied, head over to www.hindman.org/workshop!

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This is a book and a writer I highly recommend says Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina, regarding Ashley Blooms. Blooms is teaching the next workshop at The Makery entitled Intro to Writing Speculative Fiction. It all starts next week! Sign up at www.hindman.org/themakery!

"This is a book and a writer I highly recommend" says Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina, regarding Ashley Blooms. Blooms is teaching the next workshop at The Makery entitled Intro to Writing Speculative Fiction. It all starts next week! Sign up at www.hindman.org/themakery! See MoreSee Less

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