Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Our Work In Alabama In partnership with the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, ARC is supporting 29 projects in Alabama totaling $8 million in fiscal year 2022. These investments have been matched by $7.3 million and are attracting an additional $45 million in leveraged private investments in Alabama.
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Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey

A native of Camden, Alabama, Governor Ivey received her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University. Her early career included service as a schoolteacher, as a bank officer, and as the reading clerk for the Alabama House of Representatives. She then served as assistant director of the Alabama Development Office (now the…
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Kenneth Boswell, Alabama Governor's Alternate
Alabama

Kenneth Boswell

Kenneth Boswell was named Director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs by Governor Kay Ivey in May 2017, bringing a proven background in business and successful leadership in municipal government.As ADECA Director, Boswell has the broad responsibility of guiding dozens of grant programs, including the Appalachian Regional…
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Alabama

Crystal Talley

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
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Alabama

Jefferson

Jefferson State Community College: Driving Student Success

Located in and around the ‘Magic City’ of Birmingham, Alabama, Jefferson State Community College (JSCC) campuses serve more than 15,000 students each year – over half of whom are first-generation college students. JSCC provides more than 33 certificates and training programs in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing,…
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Alabama

Fayette

Lisa Bright: Breaking Barriers to Recovery

When Will Bright passed away in 2014 from an overdose, his mother, Lisa Bright, knew she had to turn her pain into purpose. She and her husband, Bill, started the Will Bright Foundation to both honor their son and provide others with a safe, supportive environment for their recovery…
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Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Harlan

$1 Million Awarded to Five Projects Through Joint Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Welding Workforce Initiative

Recipients will use funds to expand skilled workforce capacity for Appalachia’s Energy, Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, and Petrochemical Industries Washington, D.C., March 2, 2021 – Today, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced five grant awards for the …
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