On Wednesday, RCRC and the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) co-hosted the California Rural Economic Development Summit (Summit) in Sacramento.  More than 60 rural economic development professionals attended the Summit, where discussions focused on rural communities’ access to capital, infrastructure financing, housing, broadband and workforce development.  

RCRC President and CEO Greg Norton provided opening remarks and introduced the Summit’s first speaker, Kim Dolbow Vann, California State Director of USDA Rural Development.  The full Summit agenda can be accessed here.