Rural Community College Excellence
A new report by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program identifies four pathways that the best rural and Tribal community colleges use to capitalize on strengths and overcome challenges to achieve student success.
Learning to Seize the Moment with Regional Collaboration
Event recap blog with resources and big-picture insights on working regionally to increase capacity to drawn down federal funding.
Mapping a New Terrain: Executive Summary
Executive Summary document for Mapping a New Terrain: A Call to Action. Get quick takeaways and recommendations for action on equitable outdoor recreation development.
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.
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.
Communicating for Connection: West Virginia Community Development Hub
This short case study has insights 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.
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.
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.
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.
Playbook of rural hospitals pioneering creative partnerships with community development that pave the way for further investments in their communities.
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...
Annotated List of Resources for Measuring Rural Development Progress
This Annotated List of Resources for Measuring Rural Development Progress is part of Measure Up: A Call to Action. It was developed and...