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Community Sustainability (12)
For a rural community to survive, we must identify the strengths that already exist in a community, embrace the diverse elements within each community, and learn how to collaborate together for a sustainable future.

Community Technology Centers (6)
Community Technology Centers provide access and skill training on computers and related technologies to help us bridge the Digital Divide.

Current Issues Research (1)
Institutes and research focused on current issues of rural life, including rural poverty, rural health, government assistance, challenges of rural life and many more topics.

Explore Opportunities (6)
In thinking of innovative strategies for rural sustainability, we need to consider current assets and how they could be used differently to provide economic opportunities for rural residents. Here's a sampling.
Real Stories Images (17)
Rural life is rich in many ways. These links bring you to a celebration of living in rural places as told in images and stories by those who love them. Please add a directory link to your website if you too celebrate our disappearing rural way of life.

Small Town Life (6)
Small town life is alive and well in rural North America. Here are the best links that showcase the challenges and opportunities of 21st Century small town life.

Womens Issues (5)
Information for and about rural women and the important role they have for the future of rural areas.

Rural Life Links

  • National Rural Health Services Research Database - Listings of rural health research projects in the United States. Operated by the Maine Rural Health Research Center  pop 
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  • Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development - Home Page - If It's About AG It's Here A web site designed with farmers in mind. Ropin' the Web has everything you need to stay on top of your Agri-business.
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  • Center for Rural Affairs - home page - The Center has two broad program areas: policy and strategic services. Our policy work strives to influence state and Federal policies which strengthen family farms and rural communities. Our strategic services work involves individuals and families in demonstrating positive alternatives for rural areas in job creation, economic opportunity for beginning farm families, agricultural marketing and farm stewardship practices.
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  • Coalition for Clean Air - For more than 25 years the Coalition for Clean Air has led the effort for clean, healthful air in Southern California. It is the only non-profit, advocacy organization in the state dedicated exclusively to improving air quality.
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  • Foundation for Rural Living Home Page [FRL Web] - The Foundation for Rural Living is a charitable organization that exists to ensure the very best quality of life for all rural citizens towards a vibrant Ontario.
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  • Geezer.com: Home - rural seniors selling over 12,000 handcrafted items!
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  • Hutterite Web Site Links - This website provides a wealth of links to information on the grasslands Hutterite communities. Links cover webpages on history and lifestyle, academic issues, articles on sustainability of Hutterite communities, colony locations, medical/genetic issues, Schools and schooling. This is an excellent resource for Hutterites and non-Hutterites alike.
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  • IdahoStatesman.com - The relationship between rural America and the rest of the country has changed. Right now, it isn't even defined. Here's a discussion from an Idaho conference on what to do and not do to start the change process.
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  • National Rural Education Association - a strong and respected organization of rural school administrators, teachers, board members, regional service agency personnel, researchers, business and industry representatives and others interested in maintaining the vitality of rural school systems across the country.
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  • National Rural Women's Health Conference - An information and learning resource for practicioners and researchers dedicated to improving rural women's health.
    (Added: 13-Jun-2003 Hits: 173 Rating: 0 Votes: 0) Rate It

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