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Using Community Supported Enterprises to Address Shrinking Markets in Rural Areas

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar describes a guidebook that local development practitioners can use in working with groups to start community supported enterprises that start or reopen essential businesses such as grocery stores in their communities. The purpose of these enterprises is to...

Results of Virtual Focus Groups on Small Businesses and Rural Communities

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST

The NCRCRD hosted virtual focus groups of professionals working with rural businesses (home based, retail, and manufacturing). The virtual interactions included polls and open-ended questions with participants from around the nation. Open-ended responses were analyzed with...

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Emerging HSIs in the Midwest

Monday, March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Nationally, over half of all Latino undergraduate students in higher education (64%) in 2015-16 enrolled in the 472 of institutions in the US identified as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), designated as such because at least 25 percent of undergraduate FTE enrollment...

Reconcepttualizing Quali5y, Affordable Childcare as Public Utility

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm EST

This webinar will present the results and findings of comprehensive needs assessments of access to quality, affordable childcare (AQACC) in select rural counties in Nebraska and Kansas. Leveraging these data, and exploring the family, child, and economic developmental...

Addressing Mine-Scarred Land in the Upper Mississippi River Mining District

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Discuss the potential impacts that mine scarred lands in the Upper Mississippi River Lead and Zinc Mining District are still having on local communities, efforts to integrate often forgotten mining records into current planning and development, and how the US EPA...


Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

This study explores the exposure of rural communities to the rising risk of public and private pension fund insolvency. As rural communities continue to grey, America’s heartlands will increasingly rely on pension incomes to drive their economies. The statuses of private,...

Supporting Local Food Councils: A New Professional Development Course

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Extension professionals and other community development specialists are often asked to engage in local food systems work. Fulfilling this request can be a challenge, especially for staff who are unfamiliar with local food systems programming and/or do not regularly...

Placemaking MI: Placemaking as an Economic Development Tool

Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

The webinar will cover: Description and History of MiPlace Partnership Placemaking Curriculum Placemaking Guidebook Rural placemaking They will include a case study from Michigan on Placemaking that has potential for use everywhere. We will run through why this...

The Impact of Latino-Owned Business on Local Economic Performance

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar presents results found using limited access microdata from in the Michigan Census Research Data Center. The project merged three limited-access Census Bureau data sets by individual firm and establishment level to investigate the factors associated with the...