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Legislative Tracker

Legislative Tracker

The Rural Center’s advocacy platform, Rural Counts: 10 Strategies for Rural North Carolina’s Future, presents a framework for creating a stronger rural economy in the context of a rapidly changing state. Within these strategies, the Rural Center will...

Rural Counts Policy Luncheons

Rural Counts Policy Luncheons

From the very beginning, the Rural Counts advocacy team has been committed to taking its lead from the wisdom of local champions and partners across the state. Last year, we toured North Carolina's 80 rural counties listening to your priorities within our...

Innovative Rural Leadership: Paula Swepson-Avery

Innovative Rural Leadership: Paula Swepson-Avery

This is part five of a five-part series focused on innovative rural leadership in North Carolina. To read the other profiles in this series, go here. “I always thought what I thought was right and that everybody thought the same way as me. I’ve learned we can get to...

Jones Street Journal

Jones Street Journal

2019 NRHA Recap So I just returned from a four-day-long trip to the nation’s Capital where I had the privilege to participate in the National Rural Health Association’s annual advocacy event, Rural Health Policy Institute. Not only was I in DC while it was...