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Research-informed Inspiration!

Rural Connections, the magazine of the Western Rural Development Center, is published to provide peer-reviewed, research-informed inspiration on timely research and activities by the West’s land-grant institutions and regional/national agencies as it relates to rural development issues in the region. Contributors include researchers, faculty, Extension researchers, specialists and agents, practitioners, and professionals from throughout the West with occasional contributions from outside the region.

Spring/Summer 2022

Read this latest issue of Rural Connections

In this issue...
Introduction from the WRDC Executive Director Don Albrecht
Remote Work - A New Opportunity for Economic Prosperity in Rural America
Intimate Partner Violence and Rural America - How The Complexities of Rural Communities Impact Intimate Partner Violence
Are Adaptable Homes the Innovation Needed in Your Community? - Adaptable Home Certification
The Virtual Rainbow Summit Supports LGBTQ+ Young People Nationwide - Youth Leadership in Action
Bracero Workers and Programs - An Important Aspect of America's Agricultural History
RRDCs Listening Sessions Initiative - Identifying Needs and Opportunities in Rural Recovery

Past Issues of Rural Connections

Did you miss an issue of Rural Connections or want to refer back to one of the articles? Browse through past issues for research and programming developed and offered by western Extension Services and our region's Land-Grant Institutions.