RCAP gives network partner organizations the chance to recognize a member of Congress from their service territory who are exceptional allies of the RCAP Network and rural communities across the United States
Washington, DC (February 24, 2021) — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), Inc. and its national network of six regional partners honors U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2) with a 2021 Congressional Champion Award for his outstanding service, dedication, and tireless advocacy on behalf of rural communities and small towns across the nation.
Established in 2019, RCAP’s bipartisan congressional awards are given to policymakers who have gone above and beyond in supporting policies that support small communities and take actions to make it a reality. RCAP Congressional Champion Award recipients have shown themselves to be exceptional allies of the RCAP Network and the needs of rural America during their tenure as elected officials.
RCAP is a national non-profit network providing opportunity, assistance, and practical guidance to small communities in all fifty states, U.S. territories, and tribal lands to ensure access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater disposal, and economic prosperity for all rural America. To learn more about RCAP, visit www.rcap.org.