Appalachia Envisioned Roadshow

Over the next two years, ARC is hitting the road to highlight our new strategic goals, and how Appalachia’s 13 states are working to achieve them, in a five-part virtual series entitled Appalachia Envisioned Roadshow.

At each stop, we will hear stories from Appalachian community members, economic development experts, and governors on their successes, challenges, and outlooks for the region.

Next Stop

Building Businesses

On Tuesday, August 23, we focused on building Appalachian businesses and met entrepreneurs and business development professionals from Appalachian South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

ARC’s 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

ARC’s new strategic plan – Appalachia Envisioned: A New Era of Opportunity – will guide ARC’s work to innovate, partner, and invest in the Appalachian Region.

Previous Stops

Stop #1:

Workforce Ecosystems

On Tuesday, March 1, we highlighted ARC investments that are expanding and strengthening community systems (including education, healthcare, housing, and others) to help Appalachians obtain a job, stay on the job, and advance along a financially sustaining career pathway.

Stop #2

Culture and Tourism

On Tuesday, May 3, we featured ARC investments that are strengthening Appalachia’s community and economic development potential by preserving and investing in the Region’s culture and natural assets.