Our Step Up for Public Schools events continue in November.  Join us at the Gallop for the Gravy 5K on Thanksgiving morning at Alpena. For a summary of our 2015 education accomplishments, read the November Newsletter

Learn more about RCA's local and statewide work by reading our 2014 Annual Report

Who We Are

Rural Community Alliance serves rural Arkansas by helping its members become advocates for their rural school and community and uniting their voices on state-wide initiatives. RCA facilitates grass-roots led community revitalization projects in low-wealth rural communities, provides training to its members, and supports youth development projects. RCA currently has 2,000 members in 64 chapters located in small rural communities throughout the state of Arkansas. Rural Community Alliance is the trade name of Advocates for Community and Rural Education which is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status. Donations to the organization are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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