Rural Prosperity Through The Arts & Creative Sector

National Governors Association
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Rural America has a robust cultural history that has enriched the nation and its people. However, rural areas are also beset with social and economic challenges. Population migration and persistent poverty are contributing to a widening urban-rural divide in many states. But by utilizing the creative sector, specifically arts and culture, governors have a viable approach for changing the status quo. This new Rural Action Guide shares in depth research, processes, and lessons for just how to lead strategies for success.