Our Theory of Change
Rural Community Alliance
History & Accomplishments
The RCA Youth Network was reactivated. With its Advisory Board leading, youth held activities in each region of the state to connect their peers to RCA’s mission.
Led by Lavina Grandon, a rural economic development conference was produced with 40 participants. For two days, members ventured through the North Central region to learn of ways creative economy
RCA champions a bill to provide a waiver from Act 60 consolidation, the culmination of more than ten years of efforts to keep the issue in the forefront of governors’
Delta Highways, a regional revitalization network in southeast Arkansas launches. Leslie become first chapter to host RCA annual conference. RCA membership reaches 1,800. RCA advocates for schools improving internet access
RCA successfully champions a new law to allow school districts to turn back to the community school buildings left abandoned by consolidation. Also helps promote passage of joint use of