Community Development

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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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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

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Ensuring Rural Communities Welcome Everyone

Resources and best practices 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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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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Cultural Competence Secrets to Success with Immigrant Families: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Working Practices

Nov. 10th, 2021, 2PM

Developing cultural competence is important for everyone, but it is especially vital for providers and collaborations who work with immigrant...

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Growing Language Skills with Immigrant Families: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Working Practices

Oct. 14th, 2021, 2PM

Whether it is written or spoken, language and dialect differences are a potential barrier to providing quality 2Gen programs to immigrant families, as well as successfully connecting them to employment, housing, education and other opportunities.

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Working with Immigrant Families Regardless of Legal Status: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Practices

Sep. 16th, 2021, 2PM

Download the event presentation here: 2GI W2 PPT FINAL During the second of our four-part Working Practices series speakers shared replicable, creative strategies...

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Building Trust with Immigrant Families: Spreading and Adapting 2Gen Working Practices

Aug. 12th, 2021, 2PM

Learn how community-based non-profits can develop deeper relationships with their immigrant family clients, how school systems can provide safe spaces to develop stronger relationships among parents, children and teachers, and how home visiting programs can increase participation by hiring and retaining staff that immigrant families trust.

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Four Community-Centered Takeaways from Aspen Ideas Festival

Driving around my hometown of Truckee, California, I reflect on my time at the Aspen Ideas Festival this past week...

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Measure Up: A Call to Action

Today, we have a generational opportunity to strengthen prosperity and equity in communities and Native nations across the rural United...