In July, the Rural Assembly with the Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative hosted a roundtable conversation on rural school infrastructure. The roundtable brought together key rural stakeholders with advocates who are already working to find alignment on this issue. Presenters included Congressman Bennie Thompson, Laura Jimenez of Center for American Progress, and Mary Filardo of the 21st Century Schools Fund. You can read more about the conversation in the Daily Yonder here and read our commentary on the issue here.
Rural Assembly Everywhere kicked off April 20 with Whitney Kimball Coe in conversation with Margaret Renkl, author of Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.