Our Theory of Change
Rural Community Alliance
History & Accomplishments
A regional revitalization network, Ozark Byways, is formed to promote chapter communities in north central Arkansas. RCA mentors Elaine Community members to gather and record their stories and develop into
RCA rallies rural community members to fight for their local post office. Website with tips on fighting closures gets _____ hits. Newspaper articles featuring RCA’s efforts published in Equal Voice
RCA hosts its first Bi-Annual Champions of Rural Arkansas to recognize those who have made extraordinary efforts in behalf of rural Arkansas. RCA helps launch Arkansas Opportunity to Learn Campaign.
Organization adopts trade name of Rural Community Alliance (RCA). Staff teaches financial literacy classes to more than 2,000 high school seniors and adults. Membership drive brings membership to 1,063 in
Organization hires its first Executive Director and staff. Expands mission to include community revitalization. Becomes part of Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation’s Moving the Needle Campaign to Reduce Poverty in Arkansas and