2015 Rural Assembly: Speakers Update

Join us!
September 8-10, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

The 2015 National Rural Assembly is less than two months away, and we want to share some exciting news about our agenda, which focuses on building an inclusive nation for all people, in all places.

Some of the highlights of this event will include: 

  • Addressing Rural Child Poverty, a conversation moderated by Mil Duncan, Research Director of AGree; 
  • The Next Generation, a panel of young leaders, moderated by Lisa Mensah, Undersecretary for Rural Development at USDA; 
  • Closing the Philanthropy Gap, a conversation with national funders about the disparity in rural investment.
  • Young Leader’s Day, a pre-meeting session on September 8 focused on building communications and advocacy skills. Space is limited, so register now. Scholarships are available!

Don’t forget these important deadlines:

You can register for the Rural Assembly here.

Please share this information with your networks.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, D.C!

Many thanks to our sponsors.  If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Whitney Kimball Coe, whitney@ruralstrategies.org.  

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