MACED works to make a meaningful difference to people and places in Kentucky, particularly eastern Kentucky, and the Central Appalachian region.
The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP) seeks to hire a research and policy associate. Successful applicants will bring experience, education and interest in analyzing policy issues and working with a wide range of partners to advocate for positive policy change. See more about the position here.
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.
MACED President Peter Hille releases op-ed on the early accomplishments of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region Initiative (SOAR). Read more here.
MACED, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and the Appalachian Citizens' Law Center issue a joint press release on recent visit by White House advisor to eastern Kentucky. Read the release here.
MACED releases statement on announcement of POWER initiative, which will focus federal funding on economic transition efforts in Central Appalachia. Read the statement here.
The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is proud to announce that Peter Hille has been named as the organization's new president. Read announcement here.
MACED releases a report outlining development ideas that can help shape the discussion about the region's future. Strategies for Appalachian Transition details tangible ways that five economic sectors, if brought to scale in the region, could help build a new eastern Kentucky economy.