The Partners for Rural Transformation (PRT) is a national coalition dedicated to advancing economic mobility in persistent poverty areas. Collectively, the PRT members provide financial products and services that advance quality jobs, housing, infrastructure and address other vital needs in America where the poverty rate has exceeded 20 percent for at least three consecutive decades.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), a nonprofit organization is offering private well owners free well assessments and water quality screening for nitrate.
Arizona’s driest regions have become a battleground for an increasingly limited groundwater supply. Out-of-state companies, drawn to Arizona by cheap land and lax water pumping regulations, have spent decades over-mining the state’s groundwater.
The Movement Advancement Project conducted a landmark study that explores the unique challenges of LGBT people of color who live in rural communities.
Last month, Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced legislation that would create a new department within the federal government.