Nov 10-11, 2007: Come to the Mountain Justice Summer Revisioning Meeting!

This is a chance for organizers, allies, and friends working with Mountain Justice Summer to examine our accomplishments over the past 3 years and create a plan to move forward together. 

This weekend-long retreat is open to any and all people involved with MJS, either presently or in the past. We want your input so we can effectively make MJS a long-standing and successful campaign to stop mountaintop removal in Appalachia. This will be a safe space where everyone is welcome to share their thoughts, ideas, comments, questions and more about the shaping of MJS. We encourage everyone to participate in the discussion — everyone\’s voices will be heard and respected by the group.

The discussions and planning sessions will start on Saturday, November 10 at 10 a.m. and go through the day. Sunday\’s session will start at 10 a.m. and go until early afternoon. Please feel free to come by at any point throughout the weekend for good discussion, music and friends.

Please RSVP as soon as possible!
Please send your RSVP (including name, organization, estimate time of arrival, accommodation plans and dietary needs) to Hannah Morgan at [email protected] or 434-960-2080.

Where to stay:
  Camping is available within a mile of the meeting hall. Space is limited though,so please be sure to specify if you are bringing a tent when you RSVP.  Thereis very limited floor space inside the house but hotels are available only 2miles away.

Hotels in Big Stone Gap:
  Country Inn: 276-523- 0374
  Comfort Inn: 276-523-5911

  From I-81


  Take Exit 17 to Abingdon
    R off the ramp
    L at the 2nd light onto Main St.
    R onto Russell Rd towards Alt 58 W
    Go approximately 1 mile
    Follow curve to the RIGHT towards Alt 58 W
    Go 12 miles
    L onto Alt 58 W towards Norton
    Go 35 miles
    Go straight through downtown Norton
  Go 12 miles into Appalachia


*To campaign house*
    Take 2nd LEFT onto Bell St (after Appalachia High School on RIGHT)
    Take 1st Left onto Henry St
    House is 2nd house on RIGHT
  373 Henry St.


*To meeting space*
    Go 12 miles from Norton into downtown Appalachia
    Office is on the RIGHT after the light
    Between UMWA and Kern & Kern building
  217 Main St.

From 19/23 (Asheville)


  Follow 19/23 N
    Take 1st Big Stone Gap exit
    L off exit ramp
    R at 3rd light (goes into downtown Big Stone Gap)
  Go 2.5 miles into Appalachia


*To meeting space*
    Office is on the LEFT before the only light
    Between UMWA and Kern & Kern
  217 Main St


*To campaign house*
    Go through downtown Appalachia
    Take 2nd LEFT onto Bell St after light in town
    Take 1st LEFT onto Henry St.
    House is 2nd house on RIGHT
  373 Henry St.



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