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June 9, 2022 - 8:40 am

Visit East Kentucky Dream Center at 127 Hibbard Street in Pikeville next Thursday, June 16 at noon. You'll find free...

May 11, 2022 - 9:19 am

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The tenth annual ‘KY Gives Day’ was on May 10th. ‘KY Gives Day’ is a 24 hour period when non-...
Robert Johns talks to a report about why access to a lawyer in civil matters is urgent.

May 11, 2022 - 9:12 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Hundreds of former clients of Eric C. Conn are still waiting for answers, seven years after...
Evan Smith from AppalReD Legal Aid speaks with Conn clients.

April 28, 2022 - 1:24 pm

Call for Volunteers AppalReD/VLAK is in urgent need of attorneys to accept cases, pro bono or by contract ("low bono...

April 5, 2022 - 12:04 pm

      FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY– MARCH 24 2022    Kentuckians now have access to a free, new and improved legal resource that provides answers to common...

December 21, 2021 - 1:48 pm

APPALRED Legal Aid Awarded 100,000 from AEP Foundation PRESTONSBURG, KY — The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $100,000, two-year grant to AppalReD Legal Aid. The gift is part of the foundation's Delivering on the Dream: Social and Racial...

December 13, 2021 - 10:42 am

Kentucky’s Legal Aid Programs Stand Together Kentucky’s legal aid programs grieve with their fellow Kentuckians and all affected by Friday night’s tornadoes.  The loss of life, the terrifying fear suffered, and the damage to property are...

September 24, 2021 - 2:36 pm

Enjoy this fascinating interview. John Rosenberg is interviewed by Eastern Standard's Tom Martin from Snug Hollow...

September 2, 2021 - 9:37 am

Eastern Standard's Tom Martin interviews executive director Rob Johns on 88.9 WEKU. A half-century of having the backs of Eastern Kentucky’s vulnerable: AppalReD prepares to celebrate its 50 year legacy.  

August 24, 2021 - 9:28 am

August 24, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s civil legal service programs have received nearly $1.2 million from federal grants to help them respond to the state’s drug epidemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said. Local programs can use the funding from the...

August 20, 2021 - 11:33 am

Labor Day will bring an end to Kentucky’s pandemic unemployment benefits BY LIZ MOOMEY AUGUST 20, 2021 11:33 AM Pandemic unemployment benefits will expire in less than a month despite surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, President Joe Biden...

June 25, 2021 - 7:42 am

Join AppalRed and community partners on July 15th in Harlan, KY. Is your record holding you back from getting a better job? Come see us at the Harlan Courthouse on July 15th from 1:00-4:00 pm. This is going to be an awesome one-stop shop where you can...

June 24, 2021 - 1:30 pm

All pre-orders have been shipped!   You can order a bottle to be shipped within the state of Kentucky or pick up a bottle in Lexington at Bluegrass Distillers.   We are so excited to announce the release of Bluegrass Distillers Limited...

June 1, 2021 - 3:47 pm

FEMA announced a major disaster declaration in Breathitt, Clark, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Laurel,...

June 1, 2021 - 2:55 pm

By Graham Ambrose   Trinitii Puente became a foster parent because she believes every child deserves to feel loved. It’s a lesson from her grandmother, who grew up in an orphanage and once confessed that she hadn’t felt loved until she was in her...