Starting Date: 10-19-2007
Ending Date: 10-21-2007
Whitesville, West Virginia 25209
United StatesThe beautiful Coal River Valley is hosting the 2007 Anti-MTR Student Summit. One hour south of Charleston, WV it is home to wild bears, ginseng hunters, and strip mining. Activities include visiting and learning about Marsh Fork Elementary, precariously placed under a 2.8 billion gallon sludge dam, and visiting Larry Gibson's homeplace on Kayford Mountain and viewing the MTR site there. Hear the stories of affected community members. Come to learn, to strategize and to network with student activists from around the country.
Geographical Scope: Regional