Open to Law Students only. The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center is a non-profit law office of four attorneys located in the Appalachian coalfields. Our work centers around regulatory law on issues of miners’ safety and health and environmental justice. We represent coal miners in mine safety and black lung cases, as well as individuals and citizens’ groups in environmental cases. We practice before state and federal courts and state and federal agencies, including the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
The mission of the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) is to educate, engage and empower the community to fight hunger. Founded in 1979, ACFB currently distributes nearly two million pounds of food and other donated grocery items each month to more than 800 nonprofit partner agencies in 38 counties in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. ACFB supports a wide range of people in need, from children to the working poor. Food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers
Capstone Community Action provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities. Our commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.
KFTC is a 30+ year-old grassroots organization that believes in the power of people working together to challenge injustices, right wrongs, and improve the quality of life for all Kentuckians. We work with people to organize in their home communities and across the state. We help everyday community members become extraordinary community leaders. We support community leaders as they build effective organizations. Together, we win important issue campaigns. If you want a better Kentucky – for all of us –
In 1991, ReSOURCE opened its doors to create a space where materials could be reused and human dignity could be renewed. Since then, the organization has grown from a small reuse shop that sells furniture and appliances to a multi-faceted organization with five locations that create a marketplace for reuse while providing new opportunities to the under-skilled and long-term unemployed. In addition to providing goods and services at an affordable price to a wide demographic, ReSOURCE also uses its shops
St. Anne’s Mission located in Klagetoh, AZ. At 75 years old, St. Anne’s Mission has a staff that is comprised of a mixed community of Brothers of the Sacred Heart, Dominicans, and lay volunteers. Staff members pray, work, and share together as a mission community. Spiritual growth and development based on the 12 steps of AA and scripture are stressed. Each year, six groups of volunteers come to educate people about the reservation and Navajo culture. The Mission has a food
The Vermont Community Garden Network’s mission is to support and grow the state’s vibrant network of community and school gardens. We provide workshops, technical assistance, online resources, grants, and networking events for community and school garden leaders. Our hands-on programs offer basic beginning gardening education so that more people can feed themselves, their families, and their neighbors. We believe in the power of growing food together to strengthen food security and build community!