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Input sought on Appalachia’s economic future

March 11, 2021

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is seeking public input to help identify critical opportunities and challenges facing Appalachia’s economic future through a series of virtual sessions taking place in April. ARC will use the insights gathered from these public sessions in the development of a strategic plan to inform investment priorities for fiscal years 2022-2026. Sessions are free, but pre-registration is required. ARC is also collecting input via a public survey available at arc.gov/EnvisionAppalachia.

While a new strategic plan is developed every five years, the onset of COVID-19 delayed input plans in 2020 and the current plan was extended. More information about the effort is available here.

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