West Sacramento, Calif. — The Cuyama Community Services District awarded Rural Community Assistance Corporation more than $110,000 to help the district with efficient long-range management and operations for its water and wastewater treatment services.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received an $832,841 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help rural residents find housing, make informed housing choices or keep their current homes.
In the nearly four decades since Isabel Solorio left her native Mexico in search of, as she calls it still, ‘the American Dream,’ she has held tight to the idea that she wanted to give as much back to her adopted country as it gave her.
A new report highlights the challenges rural communities face in attracting affordable housing, although many of them across the country have high poverty rates, low vacancy rates and high unemployment rates as do urban centers.
In January, D. Nathan Cieszynski was teaching a course that he knew well and had offered so many times that there should have been few surprises. During his January workshop, however, a young man in the course gave him pause.
Zuni Indian Reservation, N.M. – Some three decades ago Darrell Tsabetsaye opened a convenience store called Major Market on the Zuni Indian Reservation on the Arizona-northern New Mexico border. Though such stores are fixtures on many street corners, Tsabetsaye's was neither common nor convenient to establish.
Happy holidays! Thank you for helping us create vibrant, healthy and enduring rural communities in 2018, a year to be remembered. To reflect, here are some of our success stories that exhibit the dedication and perseverance of the people we serve.
Before wildfires struck earlier this year in northern California, the state already was struggling to provide housing for a growing population. Now, following the Camp Fire in Butte County, as well as four others in the past 14 months, thousands of Californians who lost their homes can find nowhere to live.
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