The Urban Institute published a sweeping study on the numbers, and locations, of Americans lacking access to an adequate diet. The Walmart Foundation funded the study, titled “Disrupting Food Insecurity.” A key insight into its findings were that many rural regions have dramatic differences in food insecurity from region to region.
A new report titled, “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States” by DigDeep, a nonprofit organization that focuses on safe drinking water, and the US Water Alliance has produced some alarming findings that are getting national attention.
This year Joy Harjo became the 23rd Poet Laureate and the first ever of Tribal membership. Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is an international renowned writer and performer who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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.