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What Does the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Mean for Energy Communities?

Please join the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities for a virtual fireside chat with three senior White House and agency officials on the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). This recently signed law creates a once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s infrastructure and competitiveness with…
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Kentucky

Revitalizing Kentucky’s Energy Communities

Attend a virtual workshop to meet with federal agencies and state officials to learn about available resources and discuss potential pathways for regional economic revitalization. This session is tailored specifically to Kentucky, which is home to two of the top ten priority energy communities identified as most vulnerable to further coal-related job…
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Small Communities, Big Solutions Conference

Each year, the Alliance for Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and Coalfield Development team up to shine a spotlight on West Virginia, by hosting the Small Communities, Big Solutions Conference. This event showcases…
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Where to Start? Webinar for Energy Communities Starting a Transformation

Communities are often surprised when a power plant or mine announces it will close. Starting to plan as early as possible for the impacts of such a closure is critical to achieving more successful outcomes. This webinar will provide guidance on getting started, including a discussion with community leaders who…
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Building Outdoor Communities Workshop

This workshop is all about building outdoor communities to meet our shared moment, with a focus on economic recovery and resilience, inclusive access for all communities, and place-based culture creation. Guided sessions and a supportive workspace will be provided for addressing the shared needs and opportunities brought forth throughout this…
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New Opportunities for Coal Communities

ARC is excited to partner with President Biden’s Interagency Working Group on Revitalizing Coal and Power Plant Communities (IWG) to host New Opportunities for Coal Communities on Thursday, September 16, 9:30 am-12:00 pm. Join the event live! Agenda for New Opportunities for Appalachia’s…
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The College Access Evidence Matrix: Interventions to Support Postsecondary Transitions

How can college access providers and education leaders find proven interventions to increase the likelihood that students will successfully transition to postsecondary education and training? Use the College Access Evidence Matrix! During this webinar, participants will: Increase their understanding of the importance of evidence and how it can be used…
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Appalachia Envisioned: A New Era of Opportunity

On October 6, 2021, ARC presented our annual conference, Appalachia Envisioned: A New Era of Opportunity, to more than 500 Appalachians. At the conference, we unveiled ARC’s new strategic plan, which will turn feedback from community conversations, focus groups, and a public survey into actionable investment strategies that emphasize…
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WORC Pre-Application Webinars

Join us for a series of five coffee break webinars to prepare a grant proposal under the Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC), a U.S. Department of Labor initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions. Our WORC technical assistance provider, Chamberlin/Dunn, will provide informational sessions on the nuts and…
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Implementation of Practices and Strategies to Support Students and Educators

Join us for the second of three REL Appalachia webinars to learn how West Virginia educators and school leaders can support students experiencing trauma. Our experts will share concrete classroom and school-based practices to support students and educators in the context of trauma, including strategies to address implementation barriers. Participants…
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Curbside Chat: Building A Strong Town For All Ages

ARC and AARP WV hosted this webinar presentation with Strong Towns, an organization dedicated to helping leaders create resilient communities so that all generations have the opportunity to live a good life in a prosperous place. In this presentation, John Reuter from Strong Towns explained how so many American cities…
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Addressing Trauma in Educational Settings

Join us for the first of three REL Appalachia webinars to learn how educators and school leaders can support students experiencing trauma. Our experts will help you increase your knowledge and understanding of the impacts and symptoms of trauma, share relevant strategies to support students who exhibit these symptoms, and…
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Informing Improvements to Career and Technical Education Programs

Join state and district leaders, researchers, and other stakeholders for a webinar on creating exceptional career and technical education (CTE) programs that prepare students for high-demand careers. Presenters will share real-world examples from three Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) studies that used participant data to inform CTE program improvements that align…
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