Kietra Olson hopes to help rural communities define what makes them special and come up with ways to display those traits, to give residents a sense of pride and to provide reasons for tourists to visit.
We know child care access and affordability are critical for Wisconsin’s workforce productivity and growth, particularly in rural Wisconsin.
MADISON, WI. JUN. 21, 2022 - One of the most common myths about rural education is that rural schools are not diverse. Despite numerous studies showing evidence to the contrary, many Americans have a stereotypical view of rural America, envisioning it as a monolith and imagining it to be populated by predominantly white, lower-income people employed in agriculture.
Jerry is a REVAMP program specialist, (Rebuilding Economic Vibrancy After a Major Pandemic). As a liaison to rural Wisconsin, Jerry helps communities and businesses determine their priorities, apply for grants, find technical assistance and connect with existing resources.