Rural Progress” in partnership with the RuralOrganizing.org Education Fund.
We know rural Americans are at our best when we have each other’s backs, and we look out for one another. Now, we need bold federal programs that address persistent rural poverty through locally driven, bottom-up solutions—especially, on Native American lands, across the Southern “Black Belt,” in the Mississippi Delta, in Appalachia, and throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
That’s why we are working to ensure small towns and rural communities have the tools they need to reach their full potential. With equity-based investments from the Federal Government that empower rural communities to build their own prosperity and strategic reforms that streamline overly bureaucratic federal programs, we can ensure that the most disadvantaged, marginalized, and distressed rural Americans benefit first.