The Center on Rural Innovation spotlights Emporia, Kansas, in the eighth piece of its “Portraits of a community” series — the first installments featured Taos, New MexicoSpringfield, Vermont, Ada, Oklahoma, Portsmouth, Ohio, Red Wing, Minnesota, Platteville, Wisconsin, and the Berkshires.

These stories intend to shine a light on the people who make up the unique ecosystems within CORI’s Rural Innovation Network, which connects rural leaders and advocates around the country to accelerate their learning and amplify their work on the ground.

You can read that story here: