Webinar Series: Exploring Rural Policy Opportunities

Title:   Exploring Rural Policy Opportunities
Date:  Thursday, July 29, 2010 
Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT


Anita Brown-Graham, Director of theInstitute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University, and Brian Dabson with the Rural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Links mentioned during the webinar:


The video below is about 48 minutes long. The audio resolution is adequate, but the video may be difficult to read at times. The PowerPoint slides of the entire session are posted below the video in PDF format.

Additional information on federal policy opportunities
Word version of federal policy paper
PDF version of the Power Point webinar presentation

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