Aug 21-23 | MN Indian Housing Conference
Join tribal leaders, housing and human services professionals, and government officials at Treasure Island Casino to learn and discuss a range of housing-related issues including home ownership, affordable rental housing, tax credits, tenant relations, and housing issues faced by the homeless and veterans. Register here!
Oct 3-5 | 2019 Rural Arts & Culture Summit
Hosted by the Center for Small Towns, the Rural Arts and Culture Summit is a biannual, practitioner-driven gathering that celebrates and expands the field of rural arts-based community development by providing a space for learning, relationship building and celebration about the role of art and creativity in building strong, healthy and resilient rural communities. This year's Summit will take place in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Learn more and register.
Oct 27-29 | Rural Women's Summit
The Summit is designed for rural practitioners, leaders, and advocates to articulate the broad civic, political, and cultural impact of women’s leadership in rural America, to name the ways rural women are agents of change, to call out the barriers rural women face every day, and to proclaim the powerful role rural women play in creating compassionate communities. The Summit will be held in Greenville, South Carolina. More information.
Nov 6-8 | National Rural Economic Developers Association Annual Conference
Held in Kansas City, Missouri, the conference will feature discussions relating to the advancement of rural development and the achievement of social and human service objectives in rural areas. More information.
2019 | Upcoming Community Development Workshops
MHP's Housing Institute is underway! The Housing Institute convenes leaders from a city or region to tackle a community development project that addresses a pressing local need. MHP's technical assistance team provides training, guidance, and facilitates peer-to-peer learning throughout the 18-month process. Learn more here.