White House Rural Council Forum Spotlights Development Successes and Opportunities
The forumís panel and roundtable discussions examined topics including economic drivers in rural America, the future of agriculture, rural quality of life, regions in transition, and rural young leaders making a difference. As part of the events, Gohl discussed the impact of the administrationís POWER Initiative on Appalachiaís rural communities, and Vilsack announced new investments, including Rural Advantage community planning assistance, to support continued progress in rural America.
Learn more about the White House Rural Council and the administrationís work with rural communities to create opportunity:
Oct. 4 Post by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
The White House Rural Council: Support for Rural America from the Ground Up
Oct. 4 Post by President Barack Obama
On the Strength and Resilience of Rural America
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