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The Injustice of Repeated Flooding

Jan. 30th, 2024, 2PM

What structural challenges keep rural communities from addressing repeated flooding? What will it take for rural communities to drive their own solutions to repeated flooding?

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What’s in it for rural? Accessing rural resources in the IIJA, CHIPs, and IRA

Jan. 31st, 2024, 2PM

Join this webinar to hear opportunities that are most significant to rural communities in this historic legislation and what can help unlock investment to meet their needs.

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Designing Scalable Co-Funding Solutions for Broadband and Digital Equity

Dec. 12th, 2023, 5PM

Join this webinar for way to unlock private and philanthropic contributions to help public broadband and digital inclusion funding reach underserved communities.

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Field Based Rural Placemaking:  What Works Fast, Now, and on a Shoestring

Nov. 2nd, 2023, 2PM

Join this webinar for concrete placemaking strategies and takeaways relevant to rural communities of every size—even the most isolated and least resourced.

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Wealth Creation in Rural and Indigenous Places

Sep. 19th, 2023, 2PM

Learn how rural practitioners are advancing equitable prosperity and economic development in a way that embraces and strengthens the unique assets of rural regions.

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Rural Disaster Preparedness: Partnering for Resilience & Resources

Aug. 1st, 2023, 2PM

Join this hybrid event to explore how rural communities can be better prepared and be more resilient so that when disaster strikes, not just the entire community but the entire region can band together and ensure a swift recovery.

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Advancing Regional Action Infrastructure

Jul. 18th, 2023, 1PM

Learn how rural practitioners are advancing regional action infrastructure and how your community can strengthen regional networks and work across communities.

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Recompete Pilot Program Webinar

Jun. 29th, 2023, 3PM

Join our upcoming webinar on on the Recompete Pilot program, which aims to invest $200M in geographically diverse economically distressed communities.

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Growing Rural Equitable Outdoor Recreation Economies

Jun. 9th, 2023, 1PM

How is your community using outdoor recreation to grow sustainable, healthy livelihoods for families and new economic futures for your region?

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Seizing the Moment: Rural Development Hubs and the Historic Opportunity for Federal Resources

Apr. 12th, 2023, 1PM

Learn how to use federal funding opportunities to build bridges and develop new capacities and the importance of working regionally to maximize community assets.

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Advancing the Next Generation of Rural and Indigenous Leaders

Feb. 10th, 2023, 1PM

How is your community thinking and acting on the issue of next generation leadership?

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Ensuring Rural Communities Welcome Everyone

Dec. 9th, 2022, 1PM

How can we work to ensure that each and every person is welcomed to the community, feels connected, and is able to exercise and influence power in community decision-making?