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Innovative Rural Leadership: Kathryn Jenkins and Megan Reyes

Innovative Rural Leadership: Kathryn Jenkins and Megan Reyes

REDI was probably the best program I’ve ever been in. -Kathryn Jenkins Nearly a decade after Kathryn Jenkins moved to Murphy, North Carolina, from Georgia, she began to think of how she could give back to her community, strengthen its economy, and build upon the...
Innovative Rural Leadership: Randolph Keaton

Innovative Rural Leadership: Randolph Keaton

What I’ve gained through REDI are connections. If I need something here in my rural community, I’ve got someone I can call on. -Randolph Keaton On any given weekday, in an unassuming building on Dream Avenue, men and women face computer screens to fill out...
Welcome REDI XXVIII

Welcome REDI XXVIII

REDI Class XXVIII Participants Angela Allen, Oxford Wesley Barker, Wilkesboro Nikki Bettis, Yanceyville Wes Brinegar, Sparta Robert Coble, Raleigh Rebecca Copeland, Rocky Mount Miranda Dalton, Rocky Mount Tonya Easterwood, Garner Natalie Eidson, Elkin Cindy Farrand,...
REDI Alumni Spotlight

REDI Alumni Spotlight

Jessica McDaniel Q: What is your current job?   A: Began as director of Small Business Center at Randolph Community College on March 1. I recently founded a nonprofit, Rural RedThread!, which focuses on community development through education and entrepreneurship. We...