Websites & Organizations:
Promoting physical activity and good nutrition across West Virginia by encouraging communities to try evidence based projects proven to work. Try This West Virginia is helping to knock our state off the top of the worst health lists community by community. There are at minimum, sixteen other associations, coalitions, networks, and groups working with Try This West Virginia.
A new experimental social news and entertainment platform for West Virginia. They believe that news should be free, easy to understand, and beautiful. Their mission is to make West Virginia a better place.
Supports the development of creative communities, companies, and centers of learning that thrive in the global innovation economy.
The group believes that every community has the tools to develop economic opportunities and jobs, optimal health conditions, attractive and inspiring community environments, bright futures for young people, and citizens who believe they deserve these things and are prepared.
Since 1997, people have turned to Good News Network as an antidote to the barrage experienced in the mainstream media. So their website was created in order to report on outstanding citizen action, innovative solutions to the world's problems, and to shatter negative stereotypes in the public regarding race, governments, politicians, religion, corporations, Hollywood, public schools, and inner cities. It was also specifically created to be a for-profit business in order to finally prove the founder's precept that good news actually does sell.
- The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Anchor
- Choose the Life You Want by Tal Ben-Shahar PhD
- Broadcasting Happiness by Michelle Gielan