Gilpin County Regional Planning Commission Resident Recreation and Parks Survey
Report details findings of survey that assess the recreation and park needs of residents of the three governmental entities (Black Hawk, Central City and Gilpin County).
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Emerging Themes In State Rural Development: Findings and Questions
Report summarizes data collected through four interrelated analytic strategies under the State Policy Program (SPP) at the Aspen Institute
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?
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.
Introducing Thrive Rural: Connecting Rural Development, Health and Opportunity
One in five people in the U.S. lives in a rural or tribal community. Many rural places are dynamic and...
Communication Tools & Tactics: How to Drive up Engagement & Activate Diverse Audiences
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Regional Impacts and Responses to Globalization
This case study describes the relationship between the globalization of capital and the general decline of a deindustrializing region (Western New York), and relates this dynamic to the particular conditions of the region's rural communities.
Mapping a New Terrain: Call to Action
As new rural outdoor recreation economies take root, we can meet this moment by improving how we do outdoor recreation development to better support rural families, businesses, and workers, create more sustainable and equitable economic systems, and improve local health and wellbeing.
Investing in Infrastructure: Rural Strategies for Building and Maintaining Healthy Local Economies
Aug. 16th, 2021, 3PM
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Executive Summary: Reviving the Rural Factory: Automation and Work in the South
Executive summary of study on automation and automation related work in the southern United States.
Balanced Development Outcomes
Policymakers and investors in rural and Native people, places, and enterprises define and measure development success as decreasing economic and racial inequality and reducing poverty while building local wealth, sustainability, and resilience.