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Community Conversations: Strengthening Arts and Culture to Enhance Quality of Place | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Community Conversations is an interactive discussion about resources and topics that impact rural Indiana communities. Join us for this session where we will discuss challenges and innovative local…

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Creative Arts for Vets | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Explore the development of a new initiative, Creative Arts for Vets (CAV), a partnership between the Eskenazi Museum of Art and the Center for Rural Engagement. Learn more about the background behind…

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Hitting the Streets: Getting Started with the Uplands Maker Mobile | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

The Uplands Maker Mobile brings maker ideas, pedagogical knowledge, materials and tools out to schools and organizations in the Uplands Region, including primarily rural communities. Learn how we are…

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Regionalism and the Recovery Act | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides a unique opportunity for governments, regional organizations, and nonprofits to infuse new resources into their priority initiatives. But the plan includes…

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Bridging the Rural Education Gap with High Quality, Low-Tech Arts-based Outreach | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Learn about innovative approaches to arts-education outreach and creative solutions to bridge the rural broadband gap for K-12 students. We will examine the Eskenazi Museum of Art’s…

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Teen Food Insecurity in Southern Indiana | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Learn about the results of a recent study of local teen food insecurity, highlighting the prevalence, experiences, coping mechanisms, and teens' ideas for solutions in their communities.…

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The Value of Caves to the Natural Environment of Indiana | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

The Indiana Uplands host thousands of caves, sinkholes, and springs; all part of an iconic karst landscape that hosts important groundwater resources, ecosystems for rare and endangered species, and…

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Indiana's Heritage Trails: Mapping Our (Untold) History | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Discuss the ways we as a region and state can tell a comprehensive story of our history through the development of a heritage trail that is inclusive to all backgrounds, with a focus on typically…

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Opening Session and Keynote-Day 2 | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

This session brought together participants together to learn more about recent initiatives and hear from our guest keynote speaker.Opening remarksKerry Thomson, IU Center for Rural Engagement…

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Community Conversation: Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Resources | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Community Conversations is an interactive discussion about resources and topics that impact rural Indiana communities. Join us for this session where we will discuss challenges and innovative local…

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One is the loneliest number: Loneliness and activity engagement in rural homebound older adults | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

A study completed (pre-COVID) showed rural homebound older adults in parts of south central Indiana have higher depression and loneliness rates compared to the national average. Respondents with…

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Students & Communities Tackling Tough Topics: Community Engagement to End Child Sexual Exploitation | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

The number of identified sexually exploited youth in Indiana has risen in recent years, increasing since COVID-19 started. Community Engagement to End Child Sexual Exploitation (CEECSE) presents a…

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Complex Food Provisioning Strategies and Food Insecurity among Low-Income Older Americans | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Food insecurity is all too common among older adults age 65+ in the U.S. and is highest in rural places. One in five food insecure households includes an older adult. In this session, we will examine…

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Rural Indiana's Drinking Water: Problems and Responses | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

We will discuss challenges facing rural Indiana's drinking water and opportunities to address them. Panelists will speak to variation in natural water quality, access to potable water, presence…

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Bridging Outsider-Insider Dynamics when Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research with Rural Communities | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Learn about innovative approaches to arts-education outreach and creative solutions to bridge the rural broadband gap for K-12 students. We will examine the Eskenazi Museum of Art’s…

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Addressing Adversity in Rural Communities: The Effects of Maternal Trauma on Childhood Outcomes | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

Learn more about the prevalence and impact of adverse experiences among low socio-economic status mothers on the outcomes of their children based on survey data. During the session, we will examine…

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Opening Session and Keynote-Day 1 | 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference

The opening session of the 2021 Indiana University Rural Conference brought participants together to learn more about recent initiatives and hear from our guest keynote speaker.Opening remarksLauren…

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