PERFORMING OUR FUTURE:
ARCHIVE OF PHASE 1, 2015-2017
In 2015, with the help of partners Imagining America and Lafayette College's Economic Empowerment & Global Learning Project, Appalshop launched a national development initiative called Performing Our Future. POF, our direct response to central Appalachia’s watershed transition to a post-coal economy, combines the expertise of economists, humanities scholars, and artists to advance economic development driven by cultural assets. This site contains everything you'll need to learn about POF and the many ways you can use its methodologies to build voice, agency, ownership, and belonging in your community.
Performing Our Future is made possible by the generous support of these foundations: