The Rural Policy Research Institute provides nonpartisan, research-based analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural communities.
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WASHINGTON, March 19, 2017 – U.S. farmers are getting grayer, their national numbers are on the decline and fewer young people are moving back to
March 23, 2017 The day after his 30th birthday, Zach Mannheimer bucked the trend and moved from Brooklyn, New York, to Des Moines, Iowa. Now
The HHS National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS) presented a webinar on March 14 to highlight their findings on social determinants of health
March 14, 2017 This Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar will continue the Rural Creative Placemaking Summit conversation on “State Innovations in Arts Engagement, Investment and
RUPRI President presented the Public Policy Luncheon address, during the Southern Early Childhood Association’s 68th Annual Conference, March 10th, 2017, in Biloxi, Mississippi. View Flyer View
A recent CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. In 2014,
February 15, 2017 The first Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar offers “Reflections from the Next Generation Rural Creative Placemaking Summit” held at the University of