8 Rural Groups Tell the FCC to Allocate Spectrum for Rural Areas

Today, 28 groups serving rural communities sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission encouraging the Commission to adopt spectrum aggregation limits, take steps to ensure that the largest carriers do not control the majority of spectrum, and protect unlicensed spectrum. The groups believe these recommendations, if adopted, will help make spectrum available for providers prioritizing service to rural areas. The effort was coordinated by the Rural Broadband Policy Group.

To read the letter, click here.

Drawing Resilience: Dorn Cox

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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Video: Citizen Power with Jonathan Blair + Sam Schimmel

Hear from Sam Schimmel and Jonathan Blair, co-creators of the ongoing documentary media and public engagement initiative from Citizen Film titled American Creed: Citizen Power, that explores American idealism and activism from a range of young adult perspectives. Learn how they are working to build safer, more connected communities, the barriers they face, and their advice for other young rural community organizers.

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