Partner with us to improve Hoosier lives

From faculty-led, class-based projects to large-scale multidisciplinary research teams, from student entrepreneurs to student volunteers, and from cross-sector leadership development to comprehensive strategic planning, there are endless opportunities to mobilize the resources, expertise, and energy on the IU campus to create new partnerships that strengthen rural communities.

Rural empowerment

The center is committed to bolstering rural representation and engagement in both state and national spheres. Our primary focus is on elevating rural voices to increase advocacy and equity efforts. Additionally, we are dedicated to celebrating rural creativity and embracing cultural diversity as integral components of our vibrant communities.

We are passionate about amplifying your narrative and ensuring that the diverse voices of rural communities resonate on a broader scale. Whether you’re interested in sharing your unique story with us or you need media support, our communications team is here to help.

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