Browse by Tag: small town

  • Online Resource: Planning for Prosperity in Small Towns and Rural Regions

    Posted on: July 18th, 2015 by Brett Schwartz

    This website is home to capacity building materials developed by the NADO Research Foundation and its partners. It contains links to publications, webinars, workshop materials, and other information on community and economic development in small towns and rural regions.

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  • Webinar Materials: Addressing Equity and Rural Poverty

    Posted on: April 17th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    On April 16, NADO and PolicyLink (http://www NULL.policylink NULL.org) co-hosted the webinar “Addressing Equity and Rural Poverty:  The View from the Ground.” (https://vimeo NULL.com/64185036) The presentation highlighted the opportunities and challenges small towns and rural communities face in combating poverty...

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  • Youth With a Voice: Engaging Young People in Rural and Small Town Community Development

    Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    Introduction In 1970, economist Albert O. Hirschman published Exit, Voice, and Loyalty:  Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States (http://books NULL.google NULL.com/books?id=vYO6sDvjvcgC&printsec=frontcover&dq=exit+voice+loyalty&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JJwnUeHeJaPx0wHt6YHYCQ&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAA).  In it, Hirschman outlines what he sees as three options available to individuals ensnared in a negative...

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