Flyover Folk Podcast

Flyover Folk Episode 8: With today's urban biases, is rural a disadvantage?

May 01, 2017 RuralOrganizing.org
Flyover Folk Podcast
Flyover Folk Episode 8: With today's urban biases, is rural a disadvantage?
Chapters
Flyover Folk Podcast
Flyover Folk Episode 8: With today's urban biases, is rural a disadvantage?
May 01, 2017
RuralOrganizing.org
Much of America’s economic and community development decisions are made in urban centers and this urban bias puts rural people at a real disadvantage. Today’s guest, Nicholas Garcia, is a rural social scientist at the Ohio State University who studies the accessibility of rural communities for people with disabilities. On today’s episode, we talk about the advantages and disadvantages of rurality on both micro and macro levels and how local leaders can turn their local challenges into opportunities for their community.
Show Notes
Much of America’s economic and community development decisions are made in urban centers and this urban bias puts rural people at a real disadvantage. Today’s guest, Nicholas Garcia, is a rural social scientist at the Ohio State University who studies the accessibility of rural communities for people with disabilities. On today’s episode, we talk about the advantages and disadvantages of rurality on both micro and macro levels and how local leaders can turn their local challenges into opportunities for their community.