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Advocacy: The Child Tax Credit

The Child Tax Credit helps make a significant step toward closing those economic gaps in persistent poverty counties in rural America. Now is the time to make these expansions permanent, to ensure that all low-income and middle class individuals and families have the security they need to achieve economic stability.

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Kelle Jolly performs

Kelle Jolly Performs

Kelle Jolly and the story behind “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain” https://youtu.be/dSfEvMIrJEU Kelle Jolly is known as “The Tennessee

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Covid-19 Vaccine Resources for Rural Communities

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.

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My Favorite Place

We asked for your favorite places. Here’s what you shared. Rural Assembly first aired this video at Rural Assembly Everywhere in April 2021.

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Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney reads “Instruction, Final”

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).

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