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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?

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Thrive Rural Framework Assessment Worksheet

We have the opportunity to build thriving, prosperous, healthy rural communities and Native nations where each and every person belongs...

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Thrive Rural Framework: Building Blocks

To spark new ways of thinking, the Thrive Rural Framework is designed to be looked at in many ways. At...

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Ten Media Sources Focused on Rural Communities and Native Nations

Check out our roundup of ten media sources highlighting important issues about and to rural communities and Native nations.

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What is the Community Prosperity Approach?

An equitable community prosperity approach seeks to improve health and economic outcomes for rural communities, not simply to preserve their current status.

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Rural Capacity Map

To help identify communities with limited capacity, Headwaters Economics created a new Rural Capacity Index.

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Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action — Executive Summary

Executive Summary document for Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action. Get quick takeaways and recommendations for action.

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Through Natural Disaster to Prosperity: A Call to Action

Need actionable steps in your equitable disaster preparedness or recovery work? This report highlights best practices from the field.

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Changing the Narrative: Building Trust Through Rural Media

Insights on how we can promote accurate rural narratives and increase local media to build trust and new relationships across geography.

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ADDRESSING THE NEWS: INFORMATION GAP IN RURAL AMERICA

Oct. 7th, 2022, 1PM

How is your community thinking and acting on the issue of access to quality news coverage in rural communities and Native nations, as well as building trust and accurate rural narratives through national media?

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Charging Ahead: Rural Workforce For Clean Energy and Electric Vehicles

With the recent funding boost and equity lenses in mind, we’ve highlighted two ways climate and infrastructure policies offer exciting opportunities for rural.

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Lakota Vogel

Executive Director, Four Bands Community Fund