You might be eligible for a discount on your internet service through the Affordability Connectivity Program. Learn more and find resources to share.
Plenty of people in East Tennessee are livid over a school board’s decision to remove “Maus” from the language arts curriculum. But indiscriminate outrage on TV and social media isn’t helping the local dissenters who are trying to build a better way forward, writes The Rural Assembly’s Whitney Kimball Coe today in The Daily Yonder. Read her story, plus four ways you can take action.
Rural young people may be eligible for up to $1,500 if they file their tax returns because of EITC tax credit expansions. Learn more and how to help.
Every January, folks try to water down the potency of disruption that Martin Luther King Jr. was. Non violent as he was, make no mistake, he was a threat, says Xandr Brown after reading his book “Why We Can’t Wait.” Watch the video and read the transcript.
Kentucky artist Lacy Hale believes art has the power to heal, to beautify and “to express things we might not be able to otherwise.” Watch as she shares about her work and the No Hate in My Holler campaign in this video from Rural Assembly.
The Rural Assembly’s Whitney Kimball Coe joins experts to discuss how the legal system operates in rural communities and how to expand access to justice in these regions on the latest episode of Talk Justice, a podcast of Legal Service Corporation.
This year, all major mobile providers will shut down their 3G networks.
3G technology is around two decades old, and while it makes sense to repurpose technology and resources toward systems that serve us better, the downside is that cellphones, alarm systems and other devices that run on 3G will become obsolete overnight. And that could be a problem for rural consumers who still depend upon those systems and devices to stay connected to family, work, and emergency services.