Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
What Works III Conference May 13th-15th, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland
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The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's What Works Conference Series will be hosting a joint regional conference with the National Value Added Agriculture Conference on "Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities" May 13-15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland
Understanding Communities and Their Dynamics Back by Popular Demand
A reminder that two eXtension Communities of Practice and the four Regional Rural Development Centers have joined efforts to offer a professional development program for those working/interested in community development.
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development News
New Impact Assessment from Northeast Multistate Project on Rural Change and Quality of Life
December 12, 2013Over the past five years, NE-1029 researchers have learned how various amenities shape rural development and how social and economic changes affect the quality of rural life. In particular, NE-1029 researchers have analyzed ongoing and potential changes in rural labor markets and the impacts of migration, commuting, and workforce development programs.
Penn State economists: Loss of middle-wage jobs widens income gap in Pa.
December 12, 2013From 2001 to 2011, the Pennsylvania workforce underwent a marked shift from higher-paying to lower-paying jobs, a trend that could have serious implications for the state's economy, according to a new report by economists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Call for Proposals!
December 9, 2013The Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) project is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and facilitated by the USDA. The CAPE project will fund eight pilot communities to participate in a joint exploration of what communities are now using to gauge community behavioral health and how these methods can be improved. This includes an online survey of local health decision makers (broadly defined) aimed at developing a better understanding of where local leaders draw their information about community behavioral health trends as well as a joint shaping and testing of new tools to make the process more accurate and efficient. Proposals are due January 21, 2014. Community selections are expected to be announced at the end of January.
- Cornell University
- Delaware State University
- Penn State University
- Rutgers University
- The University of Maine
- University of Connecticut
- University of Delaware
- University of Maryland
- University of Maryland Eastern Shore
- University of Massachusetts
- University of New Hampshire
- University of Rhode Island
- University of the District of Columbia
- University of Vermont
- West Virginia State University
- West Virginia University