Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Ashley C. Smith

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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A native of Lexington, KY, Ashley C. Smith graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Pairing her strong communication…

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Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange announces 2017 program!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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The Kentucky RUX network aligns people working across the arts, agriculture, community health and small business to work together towards the transformation of Kentucky’s economies, communities and sense of self.

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Rural Generation: A conversation with Cheryal Lee Hills and Ryan Taylor

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  Cheryal Lee Hills is the Executive Director of the Region Five Development Commission in Staples, Minnesota. Cheryal provides program development, program implementation, organizational planning, financial planning/oversight and…

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Jump on Board with Public Transformation!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Ashley Hanson interviews Dylan Locke at The Floyd Country Store in Flyd, VA (pop. 432) after participating in a Bluegrass Jam Session, which happens at the store every…

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Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Jenny Williams

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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“A Seat at The Table,” Downtown Hazard, KY. October, 2015. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Gerry Seavo James

Monday, November 28, 2016
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Gerry Seavo James exploring an island on the Ohio River. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Thank you for supporting the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair!

Friday, November 18, 2016
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Thank you for your efforts to make the first annual Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair an amazing success! In one evening, nearly 200 people came out to La…

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The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange is featured in The Daily Yonder

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
RUX in the Daily Yonder

Last week, the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange program was featured in The Daily Yonder, a multi-media source of news, commentary, research, and features published by the Center for Rural…

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Stories, Human Flourishing, and Spaces of Abundance in BETSY!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Roadside Theater Artistic Director Dudley Cocke facilitates a story circle. Photo by Jim Carroll. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural shared a series…

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“I Can Hear You”: Appalachian and Puerto Rican musical collaborations in BETSY!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Music of BETSY! An interview with Ron Short and Desmar Guevara. Video content by Zhivko Illeieff [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural…

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