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Who lives in rural America? The geography of rural race and ethnicity
Who lives in rural America? The geography of rural race and ethnicity

In Part II of our story on rural race and ethnicity, we explore how the census’ racial and ethnic categories are distributed across rural America, as well as the historical factors that have influenced the current geography.

Who lives in rural America? How data shapes (and misshapes) conceptions of diversity in rural America
Who lives in rural America? How data shapes (and misshapes) conceptions of diversity in rural America

Misunderstandings of diversity in rural America can inhibit efforts to support programming and policies designed to increase the ability of rural communities to thrive. In this story, we explore how data affects our understanding of rural diversity.

Seven Rural Innovation Initiative participants selected to receive highly competitive U.S. Economic Development Administration Build to Scale grants
Seven Rural Innovation Initiative participants selected to receive highly competitive U.S. Economic Development Administration Build to Scale grants

Federal grants and matching dollars represent a combined total of almost $12.9 million in new investment in rural innovation.

Center on Rural Innovation launches new initiative focused on building tech-based economic opportunities in the rural South
Center on Rural Innovation launches new initiative focused on building tech-based economic opportunities in the rural South

Effort aims to empower rural BIPOC communities to maximize the impact of federal and philanthropic funding to support the development of tech ecosystems.