New Opportunities for Coal Communities

  • September 16, 2021 9:30 a.m. - September 16, 2021 12:00 p.m.

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.

Agenda for New Opportunities for Appalachia’s Coal Communities

Learn more about the agenda, the host community, the panelists, and more here.

This virtual event will bring Matewan, West Virginia – a community in the heart of coal-impacted Appalachia – to attendees through videos and ideas shared by community members themselves.

Following this virtual tour, 10 ARC POWER partners from West Virginia and Kentucky will share best practices and exchange ideas to help local leaders, nonprofits, and community members across the entire Region continue strengthening and diversifying coal-impacted economies.

Finally, we’ll be announcing¬†ARC’s 2021 POWER Initiative award recipients.¬†