Re-envisioning Rural America Tool

This tool classifies rural census tracts by their asset types from the Urban Institute. By illustrating the varied realities of rural communities, this dashboard allows local, state, and federal policymakers; practitioners; and investors to see the diversity of rural America and to better invest in its full potential.

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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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Building Power Together: Sustainable Forestry and African-American Land Retention Network

This short case study has insight and tips on how communities that have been historically and systematically excluded can develop authentic and effective leadership that builds power to challenge the status quo.

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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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Translating Federal Opportunities into Local Resources: Ada Jobs Foundation

This short case study has insights and tips on how rural communities with limited staffing and resources can understand, prepare for, and compete for finite federal funds.

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Housing Justice Narrative Toolkit

Housing Justice Narrative Initiative’s toolkit offers a scaffolding for us to stay centered in the future we are reimagining. It...

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Broadening Authentic Leadership: Student Action with Farmworkers

This short case study has insights and suggestions for how rural-serving organizations can effectively welcome and truly empower leaders from all backgrounds.

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Lessons from the Field: Rural & Indigenous Leadership for Opportunity Youth

Takeaways from the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions fall convening valuable for equitable rural development