Exciting news in this issue of Vanguard! The Call for Proposals for the CDS Conference is open, our President shares details about the conference location, and we explore a theme of neighborhoods. Enjoy the new format of Vanguard!
Hello Community Developers! It's fall in North America and there seems to be an eagerness to push forward toward the hardiness of fall, shedding the carefree days of summer. Your board was fortunate enough to have some amazing fall weather at our annual retreat at the site of our 50th Annual International Conference at the University of Missouri in Columbia. The local host committee, represented by Mary Leuci and Anita Dunning, were fabulous hosts, even coordinating a ...
Daniela Mattos is a Professor of Practice and Director of the Rural Economic and Community Vitality Program at the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. From a childhood in a small farming community in Brazil, she developed an interest in learning more about the challenges 'progress' can bring to rural areas.