Rural Generation Summit, Mississippi Delta May 22-24, 2019
All Things Rural: A Calendar for the Field

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We'll keep a fully-stocked calendar on our website.
#RuralisCool photo of the week!
"Here in Allen County with 40+ miles of bike trails and routes, we think living rurally is pretty cool too!" - Thrive Allen of Allen County, Kansas
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Review: New Book on Appalachia Gives J.D. Vance his 'Reckoning'

"A collection of essays by scholars and activists attempts to reshape our understanding of the southern mountains. Before you fall for the trope of Hillbilly Elegy and Ron Howard’s proposed film adaptation, get a more complex and complete picture from Appalachian Reckoning, says our reviewer."
News from the States

Check out a couple pieces below from some of our partners:

From the Vera Institute's In Our Backyard Stories: Keeping the Lights On: Incarcerating the Bluegrass State

From the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy: Building Rural Climate Resilience: The Role of Minnesota State Agencies
Harlan County, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Norton