The Appalachian Rural Poverty Institute

A Think and Do Tank


The rural poor are politically ignored and falling further behind in today's economy.  We aim to bring real change to this population through extensive research of the social problems they face, providing them with a political voice, and conducting innovative, poverty-fighting programs. Find out how you can help.




Find out about our organization, mission, and the innovative methods we hope to bring to north Georgia.

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Ready to take the next step and be a part of history? You can become a contributor to our cause, or participate yourself.

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