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Community Resilience Roundtables: Virtual Get-togethers
In these virtual get-togethers, participants will learn about resources from the Center for Rural Policy and Development and the University of Minnesota Extension Rural Stress Task Force to explore workforce development, health care, mental health, and navigating uncertainty.

Date: Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 
10:00 -11:15 a.m.    
Location:
 Online
Cost: 
Free for all participants
Register 

Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Time: 
10:00 -11:15 a.m.    
Location:
 
Online
Cost: 
Free for all participants
Register 

Prerequisites: It is recommended that participants review:

Learning Objectives:

  • Exploring new workforce tools
  • Understanding trends in health care
  • Accessing mental health resources
  • Reviewing new podcasts, blogs, and online learning
  • Connecting on critical work across communities

Description: Join county, city, township, and school board leaders for these free virtual get-togethers. Learn about research studies across Minnesota as well as a wide-variety of resources designed to support leaders and communities right now. Participants will also be invited to ask questions and weigh-in on emergent studies and opportunities.

  1. Learn more about the latest work of the Center for Rural Policy Development;
  2. Engage with COVID-19 resources from the University of Minnesota Extension;
  3. Apply community support strategies for mental health;
  4. Ask questions related to your work and access free resources available for you and your community.

Presenters:  Julie Tesch, President & CEO; Marnie Werner, VP of Research; Kelly Asche, Research Associate at the Center for Rural for Policy and Development
Emily Krekelberg, Extension Educator, Farm Safety & Health; Megan Roberts, Extension Educator, Ag Business Management

Center for Rural Policy and Development logoThe Center for Rural Policy and Development is a non-partisan, not-for-profit policy research organization dedicated to benefiting Minnesota by providing its policy makers with unbiased information and evaluation of issues from a rural perspective.

UM ExtensionUMN Extension's Rural Stress Task Force applies programming and expertise to help families respond to current economic, environmental, and societal challenges that affect communities across the state. The team works with state agencies and agricultural organizations as well as colleagues throughout the University of Minnesota.