Share Your Story with Us: Rural Broadband and Online School

Virtual schooling is underway across the country, but we know that for millions of Americans, especially those living in rural and Native communities do not have the access nor speeds they need to make virtual school a viable option. 
 
Does this sound like your family or someone you know?
 
The Rural Assembly is pleased to be part of Broadband Connects America, a coalition of 24 organizations representing the voice of rural America in the fight for affordable broadband and connectivity. We will share your stories with Broadband Connects America to be used in various advocacy and outreach efforts. Do you have a story?

We are no longer collecting stories, but we hope you sign up for our broadband group and we will keep you posted on any upcoming conversations, events, or information around rural broadband. 

Rural Food Traditions: Sourdough

Welcome to Rural Food Traditions, a podcast series of Rural Remix. We’re starting where many meals across diverse food traditions begin: with bread. Food is a uniter; and across culinary traditions, bread is a common thread. On this episode, host Teresa Collins talks with Eliza Blue about sourdough bread.

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Rural Journalism Collective: Election Reporting

Join the Rural Journalism Collective for a conversation on how journalists can tell more accurate stories about rural voters with panelists Dee Davis; president of the Center for Rural Strategies, Pauly Denetclaw, political correspondent for ICT; and Cathy Darling Allen, registrar of voters and Shasta County clerk in rural California.

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Rural Food Traditions: Fry Bread

Welcome to Rural Food Traditions, a podcast series of Rural Remix. We’re starting where many meals across diverse food traditions begin: with bread. Food is a uniter; and across culinary traditions, bread is a common thread. On this episode, host Teresa Collins talks with chef Nico Albert Williams about fry bread. They discuss the bread’s Native American roots, controversial history, and Nico’s personal relationship to the language of food.

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Drawing Resilience: Lissette Garay

Lissette Garay is a Michelin-trained Chef specializing in traditional Mexican cooking techniques. She and her wife Cassandra Garay own La Cocina, a restaurant in Port Townsend, Wa. Lissette has been working with the Organic Seed Alliance to create a type of masa corn for tortillas that will grow in the short daylight season of the Pacific Northwest. After years of research, the Garay’s and their staff are finally planting their first crop. Their dream is to make corn tortillas for their community with the smallest possible footprint, while creating jobs for local farmers and cooks.

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