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News by Topic: Community engagement and volunteerism

May 12, 2023 - Commentary on the importance of disaster preparedness for rural communities. Discusses workforce shortages of paid and volunteer first responders and the value that trained volunteer incident commanders can bring to a disaster. Lists potential resources for free training with rural focus. Notes that practice and planning are critical to successful incident management.
Source: Daily Yonder
Apr 13, 2023 - Highlights initiatives in rural communities in Maine, Minnesota, and Kentucky that are benefiting from impact investing, which prioritizes community development over financial returns.
Source: The Daily Yonder