Throughout the pandemic, communities looked to the local and federal government for support in meeting their everyday needs. Although disproportionately affected, many Tribal Nations across the country took the response upon themselves, successfully staving off and addressing the pandemic, providing food, words of support and other necessities for those living in remote areas, often with limited supplies at their local grocery stores or gas stations. Learn about Tribal successes in protecting, providing and paving a path forward for their people in this challenging time.
Poet Nikky Finney to open Rural Assembly Everywhere on April 20. Register at ruralassembly.org/everywhere.
Join the Pinkerton Foundation’s Erickson “EB” Blakney, an award-winning writer and reporter who has worked for WOR Radio, Bloomberg and CBS News, for a conversation with leading rural organizers, election analysts, and media specialists about disinformation campaigns in rural America. April 20 at Rural Assembly Everywhere, presented by The Rural Assembly
Musicians Kelle Jolly and Senora May will grace the virtual Everywhere stage this April.
Kiran Singh Sirah, president of the International Storytelling Center, will deliver a keynote address at Rural Assembly Everywhere this April.
Award-winning essayist Margaret Renkl will join Rural Assembly Everywhere as the first keynote speaker at the two-day virtual festival this April.
The Rural Assembly is a program of