Quote from RUPRI President Chuck Fluharty at White House Convening on Rural Placemaking on November 17, 2015.
“Charles Fluharty, President and CEO of the Rural Policy Research Institute, spoke to the remarkable significance of the White House meeting: “You never know the most important things in your life as you’re going through them,” he said. “I want to reinforce this particular moment . . . the fact that we’re having a rural placemaking event in the White House of our nation.”