Is your small town ready to grow? Learn how Marketing Hometown America, an Extension-based program, can help your community develop a plan to attract new residents!
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Is your business established, new or somewhere in between? Our team has resources for every stage.
SDSU Extension’s community vitality team supports citizens in their efforts to enhance the qualities that make their community special.
Marketing Hometown America empowers communities to create a vision to attract new residents. Designed as a tool to create dialogue that moves people toward action, the process can be the spark to help a rural community look at itself in a new way.
Vibrant communities enable greater resident well-being. But what does a vibrant community look like, and how do we create that environment?
A comprehensive bill designed to address livestock supply chain issues and support small and mid-size meat processors has been introduced as federal legislation. The Strengthening Local Processing Act provides small plants with the funds needed to grow and expand, and supports a scale-appropriate approach to small scale slaughter and processing.
The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation—who we are, where we live, and so much more. The 2020 Census will provide data that will impact communities for the next decade, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and determine congressional representation.
October 26, 2021
An opportunity to hear about successful revitalizations, community projects and business opportunities, this year’s Energize! Conference drew more than 100 people.
When you think of a place that you enjoy, how many different types of engagement make that place valuable? Consider a park. You have the swing sets, the children’s area, a pool, perhaps a gazebo or small shell, the trees and environment. Is that enough for a quality space?
Clear, concise steps for rural community leaders within our collective experience of COVID-19 are crucial. Here are three actionable areas for community leaders to consider.