Rural leaders travel to D.C. this week

YouthBuild USA, a Steering Committee member of the National Rural Assembly, is leading its annual Conference of Young Leaders (CoYL), and the Rural Assembly is tagging along as a Rural Youth Caucus makes its way to the Hill to deliver messages to policy officials about what it means to live in rural America.  They’ll talk healthcare, broadband, workforce, and education among other things.

Stay tuned!

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Drawing Resilence: An interview with Dorn Cox, farmer and research director for the Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment in Freeport, Maine.

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Video: Brady Piñero Walkinshaw 

Earth Alliance CEO Brady Walkinshaw talks about changing mindsets about the climate crisis — and why he thinks rural communities will play a critical role in solving it.

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