ACLC’S Black Lung Organizer, Courtney Rhoades, was recently interviewed for an article describing the difficulty many miners with black lung disease face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“In Letcher County, Courtney Rhoades, a black lung association organizer with the Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, has set up a phone tree to reach out to disabled miners. ‘We’ve been getting a lot of calls from people who are really struggling with food, so we’ve been trying to get them set up with Meals on Wheels and things like that.’”

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