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What would happen if the NEA were defunded, and why should we care?  Springboard Creative Exchange

What would happen if the NEA were defunded, and why should we care? Springboard Creative Exchange

It has been a little over six months since Donald Trump took office, and a lot has happened during that time. Although the budgeting process for the federal government is a long and arduous process which has only just begun, the Trump administration’s initial budget proposal raises important questions that are relevant to…

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…

Digital Exchange Webinar: Arts and Engagement with Community Heart and Soul. Wed., Aug. 9 @ 12PM EST

Digital Exchange Webinar: Arts and Engagement with Community Heart and Soul. Wed., Aug. 9 @ 12PM EST

    Register today for this Digital Exchange Webinar Panelists: Caitlyn Davison, Orton Family Foundation Shane Hale, City of Cortez, CO Debbie Moreno, Galesburg on TrackJason Neises, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque Learn more about the panelists here: Panelist’s Bios The Orton Family Foundation’s Community Heart & Soul™ is a…

Digital Exchange Webinar: DRA and National Partners, Creative Placemaking Initiative Regional Workshops:  Wed., July 12 @ 11AM Eastern

Digital Exchange Webinar: DRA and National Partners, Creative Placemaking Initiative Regional Workshops: Wed., July 12 @ 11AM Eastern

  Register today for this Digital Exchange Webinar Panelists: Chris Masingill, Delta Regional Authority Jennifer Hughes, National Endowment for the Arts Linda Langston, National Association of Counties (NACo) Joe McKinney, National Association Development Organizations (NADO) During the closing plenary of the Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit in Iowa City…

Delta Regional Authority: Celebrating the Art, Music &  Culture of the Delta, from Chairman Chris Masingill

Delta Regional Authority: Celebrating the Art, Music & Culture of the Delta, from Chairman Chris Masingill

Link to Celebrating the Art, Music & Culture of the Delta Celebrating the Art, Music & Culture of the Delta African-American influence in American music is widely evident. We know this all too well in the Mississippi River Delta region, where the Blues that were shaped by African-Americans still reign supreme. These musical…

NEWS: DRA Offers Funding to Strengthen Local Economies through Arts and Culture

NEWS: DRA Offers Funding to Strengthen Local Economies through Arts and Culture

  May 24, 2017 Delta Regional Authority Offers Funding and Technical Assistance to Strengthen Local Economies through Arts and Culture Creative Placemaking Initiative Supports Community Development MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA), in partnership with leading national arts and government organizations, today announced the Delta Creative Placemaking…

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…

RUPRI Senior Economist Dr. Bruce Weber, testifies in the US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee

RUPRI Senior Economist Dr. Bruce Weber, testifies in the US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee

FULL COMMITTEE HEARING Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Click link below for testimony and video of hearing: https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/hearings/examining-the-farm-economy-perspectives-on-rural-america      

Chuck Fluharty, President of RUPRI, presented the Public Policy Luncheon address

Chuck Fluharty, President of RUPRI, presented the Public Policy Luncheon address

RUPRI President presented the Public Policy Luncheon address, during the Southern Early Childhood Association’s 68th Annual Conference, March 10th, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. Meeting Flyer:  Alumni_Center_Rural_Lecture_Series_3.21.17 Fluharty Presentation:  Thinking Bigger About Smaller Places- The Rural South – Biloxi Mississippi 3-10-17