We are on a path toward building a rural movement that empowers leaders, and connects them to each other, helps urban-based institutions engage with rural communities effectively, and offers the country a reliable network of rural problem solvers

The Rural Assembly is a movement of people and organizations devoted to building a stronger, more vibrant rural America.

More than 60 million of us call rural America home, and even more of us have roots there. We are an indivisible part of the national landscape and mirror the nation’s diversity across race, ethnicity and culture. The perceived divides between rural and urban that worry and vex us now are not insurmountable if we are willing to consent to a shared future that includes both cities and countryside.


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