On this past week’s livestream conversation, Bill Bynum of Hope Credit Union placed our present realities of racial inequality in the context of our nation’s history of slavery, the civil rights movement, and countless efforts to fight social and economic injustices. Watch the excerpt.
We invite you to join the Rural Assembly and Southerly for a livestream conversation Tuesday, June 23 at 4 PM EST/ 1 PM PST about how frontline communities are preparing for and adapting to climate change effects like hurricanes and wildfires in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for part 2 of our series on rural housing in the time of
Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald: “I believe that the work that we do will live on in the lives and actions of a new generation”
For decades, Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald has championed access to quality education and other vital resources for children and struggling families throughout the rural south.
In this week’s edition of #CheckOnYourNeighbor, Dee Davis, President of the Center for Rural Strategies, checks in on Robert Wisdom,
Thank you to everyone who joined us for part 1 of our series on rural housing in the time of COVID-19: “What was the rural housing landscape like before COVID-19 and where are we now?” For those of you who could not join or who would like to revisit the conversation you can find the recording as well as the complete transcript below.
This was first published on The Student Voice Forum. There’s only so much prom planning and election campaigning student council
Ru Rural Assembly Director, Whitney Kimball Coe led a virtual Civic Saturday on May 23. Hosted by the Athens Thrive Team and
As our nation fights deeply entrenched racism, we are reminded of the many ways inequity plays out in so many
The Rural Assembly is a program of