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Monday, September 17 • 3:10pm - 4:00pm
Rewriting the Rural Narrative: Leadership and Engagement

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This engagement will allow participants to learn how just one data source - the National Center for Charitable Statistics - has enabled us to conduct rich educational offerings around social capital in ways that counter the negative narrative that exists regarding the "decline of social capital" as it pertains to rural communities. Using simple data visualization we are able to create "consumable" information that allows community leaders to better understand trends related to civic life.

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Benjamin Winchester

Rural Sociologist, University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Community Vitality
Ben has been working both in and for small towns across the Midwest for over 20 years. He is trained as a Rural Sociologist and works as a Senior Research Fellow for the University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Community Vitality. He conducts applied research on economic, social... Read More →

Monday September 17, 2018 3:10pm - 4:00pm CDT
Ski-U-Mah Room
  ENGAGE, Community & Economic Developement
  • Presentation Format TALK (one of two talks in a 50 min. session)

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