REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for 2019 Rural Women's Summit!

REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE for the Rural Women's Summit, which will be held October 27-29 in Greenville, SC.

Register now to get the early bird price!

The Rural Women's Summit is designed for rural practitioners, leaders, and advocates to articulate the broad civic, political, and cultural impact of women’s leadership in rural America.

Check out the Rural Women's Summit website for all information on the Summit including hotel reservations, registration and travel support applications, agenda, and more!
Check out the most recent Rural Matters Podcast: "Telemedicine with Dr. Brian Bossard"

The Rural Assembly is excited to have recently partnered with the Rural Matters Podcast , " a biweekly, 30-minute podcast about rural education, business, and health."

In their most recent episode, host Michelle Rathman chats with Dr. Brian Bossard, "the co-founder, President and CEO of Teledigm Health, Teledigm Physician Services, and Bryan Telemedicine, who also serves as Chief of Staff of Bryan Health, and is a charter member of the physician editorial advisory panel for the Society of Hospital Medicine." 

Check out the episode below and stay tuned for more announcements on upcoming partnerships between Rural Matters and the Rural Assembly.
Belt Magazine looking for submissions from Rural America

"Queerness is not uniquely coastal. Queerness is not uniquely urban. Queerness has always existed in “Flyover country,” and it still does today."

Belt Magazine , a digital publication by and for the Rust Belt and greater Midwest, has released a call for submissions of LGBTQ stories from the Midwest and Appalachia to be published in Fall 2020. Submissions are due October 1, 2019.
Register now for Radically Rural Summit

Register now for Radically Rural , "an annual two-day summit that this year will bring together 800 people who are passionate about creating vibrant, robust rural communities and are eager to learn, connect and lead the charge. The summit builds upon impressive success from last fall’s first Radically Rural summit when 544 engaged attendees from 21 states gathered and shared the advantages and opportunities of rural living."

Early bird rates end July 5!
J ournalists Sarah Smarsh and Ken Ward Jr. discuss the state of rural journalism at Robert Wood Johnson's Life in Rural America symposium. (Photo by Shawn Poynter courtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.)
Q&A: Why We Need Better Reporting on Rural America

Is there room to tell more complete stories about the diverse circumstances and perspectives in rural America? We better hope so, says Kansas native Sarah Smarsh, author of the bestselling memoir “Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth.” Smarsh speaks with veteran coal reporter Ken Ward Jr. about the relationship between good journalism, community health, and our collective future.
Remember to check out the full "All Things Rural" calendar of events here and submit your events to be featured on the calendar here !