The Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center is honored to announce that we will be receiving¬†the 2018 East Kentucky Leadership Award for Organization.

WYMT-TV out of Hazard, KY, has done a nice feature on our work that we recommend you check out.

As the video notes,

“It gives miners and their families somewhere to go for legal representation that they otherwise wouldn’t get in Eastern Kentucky,” said Addington.


A not for profit legal center the Appalachian Citizens Law Center works hard to bring big results to the many often left defeated.


“I guess we’ve never really thought of ourselves as small. We have the ability to fight for justice for a lot of people in this area and so we do that,” Addington added.


As the Eastern Kentucky scene changes, a constant will always stay the same in the region, it being the Appalachian Citizens Law Center. They will fight for the rights of everyone, refusing to back down no matter how tall the challenge.

Watch the full video here: