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LUCC/RAC Virtual Symposium

Dec. 10, 2020 , 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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    LUCC/RAC Virtual Symposium

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    NACo's Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC)/Rural Action Caucus (RAC) Virtual Symposium brought together urban and rural county leaders from across the country to exchange ideas and share solutions in an informative, interactive and problem-solving virtual event. Hear the latest federal and legislative news from Washington, DC, and connect with national experts, innovators and elected leaders on topics of common interest, including supporting the health, local economy, food security and public safety of our county residents.

    https://vimeo.com/showcase/7914193/embed

    About the Large Urban County Caucus

    The Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) represents counties with roughly 500,000 residents and above. Focusing on metropolitan county challenges and solutions, LUCC members engage in peer-to-peer information exchanges and inform national policy through the large county lens.

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    About the Rural Action Caucus

    The Rural Action Caucus (RAC) represents counties with roughly 50,000 residents and fewer. The voice of America’s rural counties, RAC members address challenges and opportunities to improve residents quality of life and inform federal policy decisions with uniquely rural perspectives.

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    Urban and rural county leaders from across the country to exchanged ideas and share solutions in an informative, interactive and problem-solving virtual event.
    2020-12-10
    Conference
    2021-09-14

NACo's Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC)/Rural Action Caucus (RAC) Virtual Symposium brought together urban and rural county leaders from across the country to exchange ideas and share solutions in an informative, interactive and problem-solving virtual event. Hear the latest federal and legislative news from Washington, DC, and connect with national experts, innovators and elected leaders on topics of common interest, including supporting the health, local economy, food security and public safety of our county residents.

https://vimeo.com/showcase/7914193/embed

About the Large Urban County Caucus

The Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) represents counties with roughly 500,000 residents and above. Focusing on metropolitan county challenges and solutions, LUCC members engage in peer-to-peer information exchanges and inform national policy through the large county lens.

About the Rural Action Caucus

The Rural Action Caucus (RAC) represents counties with roughly 50,000 residents and fewer. The voice of America’s rural counties, RAC members address challenges and opportunities to improve residents quality of life and inform federal policy decisions with uniquely rural perspectives.

Schedule at a Glance

Thu, Dec 10

1:00 pm to 1:15 pm

  • Welcome Remarks

1:15 pm to 1:20 pm

  • Federal Policy Update

1:20 pm to 1:30 pm

  • White House Transition Update

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

  • LUCC Business Meeting
  • RAC Business Meeting

2:40 pm to 2:45 pm

  • Overview of Combined Session

2:45 pm to 3:25 pm

  • Future of Vaccine Distribution

3:25 pm to 4:05 pm

  • Future-Proofing the Local Economy

4:05 pm to 4:10 pm

  • Refreshment Break

4:13 pm to 4:55 pm

  • Feeding America

4:55 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Pre-Trial Justice and Bail Reform

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

  • Virtual Happy Hour
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    TestIT: How Fast is Your Broadband

    NACo has partnered with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) to develop a mobile app designed to identify areas with low or no connectivity to help ensure adequate funding for broadband infrastructure is provided across the country.
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    Agriculture & Rural Affairs Steering Committee

    Responsible for all matters pertaining to USDA agriculture, rural development programs, rural renewable energy development, research and extension, food safety, and conservation programs.  Policy Platform 2021-2022 2022 NACo Legislative Priorities
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    <p>Responsible for all matters pertaining to USDA agriculture, rural development programs, rural renewable energy development, research and extension, food safety, and conservation programs.&nbsp;</p>

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    Large Urban County Caucus

    America’s urban counties play a prominent role in 160 MILLION RESIDENTS’ LIVES every day. We foster conditions for economic strength, build and maintain transportation systems and critical infrastructure, promote community health and well-being, champion justice and public safety and implement a broad portfolio of federal, state and local programs.
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    <p>America&rsquo;s urban counties play a prominent role in 160 MILLION RESIDENTS&rsquo; LIVES every day.

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    Rural Action Caucus

    The Rural Action Caucus (RAC) is a key component of NACo's mission in supporting county officials in the pursuit of excellence in public service. RAC is the voice for America's rural counties, which represent two-thirds of the nation's 3,069 counties designated as rural, serving a combined population of 60 million.
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    <p><strong>Since 1997, the Rural Action Caucus (RAC) has represented the nearly 70 percent of America&#39;s counties that are rural, addressing critical federal, state and local issues impacting these unique communities.