Every day, Parkersburg residents drive past a sign on their way in and out of town that reads: “We see that sign every day, but how often do we think about what it means?” said Jean Ambrose, a Wood County resident. Nearly 60 Mid-Ohio Valley (MOV) community members—including seven of nine Parkersburg City Council members—came… Read More What’s Next, Wood County? Asks Tough Questions
The WV Center for Civic Life is delighted to welcome Brittany Means Carowick to our staff, as part of a one-year fellowship to support Appalachian communities in economic transition. Brittany will be working with our What’s Next, West Virginia? initiative as we expand our work to include communities affected by the floods of June 2016. Brittany… Read More Welcome, Brittany!