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Investing in Rural Prosperity: Major Rural Community Trends

April 25 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT

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In this first of four webinars, we will be discussing significant rural trends that will shape opportunities and challenges for rural communities in the future.

Join us for an exciting webinar on rural development. Authors of chapters from the Federal Reserve System’s new book, Investing in Rural Prosperity, will provide deeper insight into innovative ways rural communities can approach development. Authors will be discussing significant rural trends that will shape opportunities and challenges for rural communities in the future.

Speakers and Topics

Cynthia Duncan
Senior Fellow, Meridian Institute
Topic: Marginalization of Rural Communities in the U.S.

Kenneth Johnson
Senior Demographer and Professor of Sociology, University of New Hampshire
Topic: Demographic Lifeline to Rural America: Latino Population Growth in New Destinations, 1990-2019

Jose Enrique Garcilazo
Deputy Head of Division and Head of Regional and Rural Policy Unit at OECD
Topic – Megatrends and Implications for Rural Development Policy

Andrew Dumont
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Senior Community Development Analyst
Topic: An Overview of Investing in Rural Prosperity

Get the Book

To download the complete book, Investing in Rural Prosperity, visit Investing in Rural Prosperity | St. Louis Fed (stlouisfed.org).

Contact Event Specialist

Dell Gines
Lead Community Development Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Omaha Branch
dell.gines@kc.frb.org