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Politics, Policy, And A New Economic Strategy For Rural North Carolina

March 28, 2022 - March 29, 2022



Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
3001 Cameron Blvd
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Polis: Center for Politics
Sanford School of Public Policy
Scholars Strategy Network
Center on Rural Innovation
North Carolina Leadership Forum
Duke Sanford Rural Policy Club

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Fostering economic development and revitalization in rural communities represents one of the most important challenges facing North Carolina and the nation. Scholars, practitioners, and advocates took stock of the current economic and political landscape, considered what a new economic strategy for rural North Carolina could look like, as well as the policy changes necessary to provide national leadership on rural economic renewal. Themes highlighted include rural identity, access to broadband, political organization and the local example of Wilson, North Carolina.

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