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SDSU Extension’s community vitality team supports citizens in their efforts to enhance the qualities that make their community special. Through programs like Marketing Hometown America, our team trains community leaders to organize citizens to change the dialogue and make strategic changes to benefit their community. We listen to you and provide research-based information and resources to help engaged citizens grow main street, neighborhoods and community. 

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"Through the SDSU Extension Marketing Hometown America program, we identified residents that were passionate about Mount Vernon and wanted to reverse that population trend." David Anderson