5 Strategies for Retaining & Attracting Youth to Rural Communities

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5 Strategies for Retaining & Attracting Youth to Rural Communities

05/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Galena City Hall
University of Illinois Extension Office
815-858-2273

Sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension in collaboration with the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, and NW Illinois Economic Development.

 

Millennials, individuals aged 24-39, are leaving rural communities at an alarming rate in search of greater social and economic opportunities, a phenomenon that has been occurring nationwide for a decade and is referred to as the "hollowing out of rural America." How can your community better meet the needs of this younger generation?

 

Five Strategies for Retaining & Attracting Youth to Rural Communities

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

6-7:30 p.m.

Galena City Hall, 101 Green Street

goillinois.edu/jsw

 

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