Looking for ways to encourage Covid-19 vaccinations in your community?
The Rural Assembly has partnered with other organizations to produce and share a collection of resources that address vaccine hesitancy, share facts, and help more rural Americans to become vaccinated for Covid-19.
Nikky Finney reads the poem “Instructions: Final: To Brown Poets from Black Girl with Silver Leica” at Rural Assembly Everywhere: Road to Repair. The poem is in Finney’s book “From Head Off & Split” (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press 2011).
How can stories help us envision and create a more just and peaceful society? Kiran Singh Sirah, President of the International Storytelling Center, shares from his years of experience and study of power of storytelling in this keynote address at Rural Assembly Everywhere: Road to Repair.
Eliza Blue is a shepherd, writer, and folk singer who lives on a ranch in South Dakota with her husband and two children. The ranch has been in her husband’s family for five generations, but Eliza took a more circuitous route to South Dakota, growing up and living in cities before what she thought was a sabbatical from city life became a life on the prairie. At Rural Assembly Everywhere, Eliza shared both a performance and a glimpse into her favorite place.
At Rural Assembly Everywhere, Ellen Nissenbaum, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, shared an in-depth analysis of the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit benefits in rural America, as well as resources for understanding and promoting both tax credits.
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