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National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy  Sept 6-8, Burlington VT

National Summit: Catalysts of the Climate Economy Sept 6-8, Burlington VT

A 3-day innovation summit for creative entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders who are champions of progress toward future prosperity in the Climate Economy. September 6–8 at the University of Vermont in Burlington. The “Catalysts of the Climate Economy” National Summit has announced that environmentalist, entrepreneur, activist, and bestselling author Paul…

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

NACo Leader, Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik Receives 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership

Americans for the Arts and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced that Commissioner Randy Maluchnik of Carver County, Minnesota was awarded the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership on Sunday at NACo’s annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. The award honors an elected county board or…

RUPRI Health Panel Considers Alternatives to Inpatient Hospital Care in a High Performing Rural Health System

RUPRI Health Panel Considers Alternatives to Inpatient Hospital Care in a High Performing Rural Health System

The RUPRI Health Panel describes opportunities for rural communities to develop a high performance rural health system after hospital closure, including three case studies that describe real-world transitions from hospital-based locus of care to new models of care delivery in rural places. After Hospital Closure: Pursuing High Performance Rural Health System…

February Digital Exchange video available now

February Digital Exchange video available now

Thank You for Joining Us! Nearly 140 people registered for our first Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar, which welcomed Matthew Glassman, Nikiko Masumoto, Bob Reeder and Ryan Taylor to bridge conversation across the regions, sectors, and place-based philosophies that make the work of creative placemaking so essential to the future…

View the Live stream: National Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit held October 12-14, 2016 at the University of Iowa

View the Live stream: National Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit held October 12-14, 2016 at the University of Iowa

Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit. View the Live Stream on howl round:  http://howlround.com/livestreaming-the-next-generation-rural-creative-placemaking-national-summit-university-of-iowa We invite you to join us in Iowa for Next Generation: A Rural Creative Placemaking Summit. The Summit was designed to enhance cross-sector collaboration, elevate intercultural perspectives within the field, and build policy presence for deeper consideration of rural…

News: University of Iowa, College of Public Health: Summit explores role of arts, culture in enhancing rural communities

News: University of Iowa, College of Public Health: Summit explores role of arts, culture in enhancing rural communities

click here for article People living in rural communities need the same access as their urban counterparts, not only to clean water, jobs, housing and other basic standards of living, but art and culture, as well, note the backers of a growing movement called “rural creative placemaking.” Led by the…

NEA announces 2nd round of funding for Next Generation Initiative for Art of the Rural and RUPRI

NEA announces 2nd round of funding for Next Generation Initiative for Art of the Rural and RUPRI

Art of the Rural and RUPRI recommended for a second year of funding by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town for one of eight “knowledge building” awards for “Next Generation: The Future of Arts & Culture Placemaking in Rural America” Click link for full press release: Next…