Any effort to build an inclusive tech culture must start with an understanding of the tech employment landscape. But it's also crucial to bring visibility to success stories, like these four Black tech professionals thriving in rural America:
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Mark Rembert, the director of research and knowledge and the Center on Rural Innovation, discusses common misconceptions about rural America, and how data and research can combat those misconceptions.
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.
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.
Featuring pre-seed or seed-stage rural tech startups from a variety of sectors, CORI's second annual Small Towns, Big Ideas virtual pitch event gave small-town entrepreneurs a national spotlight — and the chance to win a $10,000 cash prize.
How the different definitions of “rural” used by the federal government paint vastly different pictures of rural places, and have major implications in both how stories are told and funds are distributed.