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Arizona Rural Policy Forum

August 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - August 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Save the date! Ticketing information and agenda coming soon.

The 2017 Rural Policy Forum will connect rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, and other rural stakeholders who are interested in sustaining rural communities.

Our goal will be to hear strategies from national experts as well as learn about success stories from around Arizona that will give our rural leaders the tools, resources and relationships they need to face current challenges.

This years Rural Policy Forum will be held in Safford & Thatcher, Arizona!


> Increase the community capacity of rural towns
> Improve regional collaboration between nonprofits and public entities such as businesses
> Build relationships and facilitate networking between rural stakeholders
> Grow rural advocates
> Develop new strategies for building resilient communities


August 9: Economic Development Tour (Limited Attendance)
August 10-11: Rural Policy Forum

Early bird registration will begin in May.

More information and programming will be announced shortly. You can also visit azrdc.org for more details.


August 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am
August 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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Arizona Rural Development Council


Safford, AZ
Safford, AZ 85546, 85548 US + Google Map