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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      

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…

CBS Sunday Morning features Appalshop.  For art’s sake: When funding the NEA is in jeopardy

CBS Sunday Morning features Appalshop. For art’s sake: When funding the NEA is in jeopardy

The voice of Appalshop was on CBS Sunday Morning Show The battlelines are drawn in Washington over whether the federal government should be spending any money at all for art’s sake. The impact of the Trump administration’s proposed end to funding would be felt in communities large and small — perhaps…

“Statewide Innovations in Arts Engagement, Infrastructure, Investment and Policy” Digital Exchange Highlights

“Statewide Innovations in Arts Engagement, Infrastructure, Investment and Policy” Digital Exchange Highlights

Check out the youtube video from: Next Generation Digital Exchange: State Innovations in the Arts Featuring John Davis, Anne Katz, Colleen Landkamer, and Zach Mannheimer in conversation about statewide innovations in arts engagement, infrastructure, investment and policy. Thank you for listening! Digital Exchange Q&A: If you were to do only…

You are invited to attend the FIRE (Finding Innovation in Rural Education) Summit April 12, 2017 at the East KY Expo Center in Pikeville, KY in person or via live telecast.

You are invited to attend the FIRE (Finding Innovation in Rural Education) Summit April 12, 2017 at the East KY Expo Center in Pikeville, KY in person or via live telecast.

The Summit showcases learning innovations taking place across the east Kentucky region as a direct result of the Race to the Top-District Grant awarded to Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) and 17 outstanding rural school districts, supporting the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative. FIRE Summit Flyer Over 125 teachers will present their…