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Rural Development and Rural Health Practices: Trends and Opportunities for Alignment

This first in the Thrive Rural Field Perspective Series describes the main trends and catalysts for change that emerged from...

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Turning Points: Doing Rural Development Differently

This book chapter highlights six action principles to “do economic development differently”—principles that shifts from the risky “winner takes all”...

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Rural Public Health and Health Care: A Scan of Field Practice and Trends

This field scan is a contribution to Thrive Rural, specifically intended to provide an understanding of the state of relevant...

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Rural Development: A Scan of Field Practice and Trends

What must happen for economic development to foster a more prosperous, healthier, equitable and environmentally sustainable rural America? This scan...

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Building an Infrastructure of Care

This week, the White House announced its support for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, hailing it as, “the largest long-term investment...

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Shelter in Rural Places: Facing Rural Housing Challenges in the Unfolding Pandemic

May. 26th, 2021, 2PM

Resources from the event: Download the Event Presentation: ROADS CHILDCARE PPT Corrine Hendrickson’s Handout: PDG NEEDS ASSESSMENT Barb Fabre’s Handout: FIRST CHILDREN FIRST...

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For Our Clean Energy Economy Future, It’s Time to Tap Rural Innovation

Rural communities are integral to our nation’s economy, culture, history, and the environmental services that we all depend on. Yet...

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Equitable Recovery and Resilience in Rural America

There are no easy solutions to the challenges facing rural America, but the pandemic and calls for racial justice have...

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A Few Things to Know About Rural America

Knowing what is true about rural places and people is a challenge. Too often, people lump all of rural America...

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A Few Things to Know About Rural America

Knowing what is true about rural places and people is a challenge. Too often, people lump all of rural America...

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Revealing Rural Realities: What Fuels Inaccurate and Incomplete Coverage of Rural Issues?

This report underscores and articulates how ongoing changes in the structure and business of media and journalism contribute to the...

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In Search of “Good” Rural Data: Measuring Rural Prosperity

Economic and demographic data drive research, policy development, distribution of government resources, and private investment decisions. But many of the...