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A Special Governors' Roundtable: State and County Collaboration to Tackle Chronic Rural Poverty

Description
Video recording of a bi-partisan panel of governors at the National Association of Counties' Annual Meeting discussing issues surrounding childhood poverty in rural America. Focuses on the Rural Impact Challenge, a collaborative effort between county, state, and national leaders to fight rural poverty. Includes discussion of substance abuse prevention and treatment, job creation, economic development, situational and inter-generational poverty, and food insecurity. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack moderated the panel, which included governors from Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Utah and took place February 22, 2016.
Date
02/2016
Type
Video/Multimedia
Organization
National Association of Counties
Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Policy · Poverty · Self-sufficiency · Substance abuse