“Use infrastructure dollars to support our democracy”, a recent commentary in The Hill newspaper, featured the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) as an example of a local civic organization worth investing in to strengthen our nation’s communities. The authors write, “In Kentucky, the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) is a creative leadership program designed to build confidence, grow social capital and unite Kentuckians across cultural, racial, economic and geographic divides. The program convenes 75 leaders in areas like business, health, community development and the arts to forge connections that ultimately help better serve Kentuckians. The three values of the program are people, place and partnership.”
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