Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange featured in Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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“What we have found is that it’s really difficult to hate someone you’ve had deep, meaningful, transformative experiences with—and whose community you’ve really come to value because you’ve…

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Delta Regional Authority Offers Funding and Technical Assistance to Strengthen Local Economies through Arts and Culture

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Creative Placemaking Initiative Supports Community Development MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA), in partnership with leading national arts and government organizations, today announced the Delta…

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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-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Brandon Coan and the Daniel Boone Hotel

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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The Daniel Boone Hotel as it stands on Main Street in Whitesburg, Kentucky. Photo by M. Tyler McDaniel, copyright 2015. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have…

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

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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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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Reflections on the Year of the Rural Arts 2014

Monday, April 13, 2015
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THE YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS 2014 was a program of events, conversations, and online features celebrating the diverse, vital ways in which rural arts and humanities contribute…

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SMALLSCREEN: Cinema Outside the City

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Since 1988, the Appalachian Media Institute has provided opportunities for young people from across Central Appalachia to explore their home communities, address local issues, and become thoughtful, engaged…

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