- May 21, 2021
HATH writers in KY & MA on the New Administration
Editor’s note: Hands Across the Hills formed in Leverett after the 2016 election and bridged with Letcher County, Kentucky to foster...
- Feb 18, 2021
CBS Evening News features Hands Across the Hills
On February 17, 2021 HATH was featured on the CBS Evening News with Nora O'Donnell. Gwen Johnson of KY and Paula Green of MA spoke with...
- Feb 17, 2021
HATH lead story on front pages of two local newspapers
Two Pioneer Valley newspapers, the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Greenfield Recorder, both ran HATH's upcoming feature on CBS Evening News...
- Feb 16, 2021
Guest columnist Paula Green: Seeing ourselves in the eyes of others
“I am a staunch supporter on the right and have been filled of conflict and distress here in our Happy Valley with the full weight of the...
- Jan 20, 2021
How do we heal now?
President Joe Biden frequently calls for “healing the soul of our country.” Lincoln wrote of “binding up the nation’s wounds.” Has the...
- Jan 11, 2021
HATH writers in KY & MA on Taking Covid Vaccine, or Not
First in a series of dual op-eds on topical issues where HATH members from two regions have distinct viewpoints. Taking the Covid vaccine...
Ben Fink, TDR/The Drama Review
- Dec 28, 2020
Secular Communion in the Coalfields: The Populist Aesthetic and Practice of Roadside TheateR
Ben Fink, HATH’s first organizing partner from Letcher County, tells the story of how he came to Kentucky, who he worked with there, and...
Tom Lee, The Bitter Southerner
- Dec 3, 2020
Appalachian Stories of Hope, Community & Creativity
It is in the creative reinvention of community — and not the pretense of bygone days or the magic of political investment that isn’t...