Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Citizen-Led Sustainable Change - Case Study: Rural Action, Ohio

Tags: Community Economic Development, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Wealth Creation

Client Name: Ford Foundation

Location: Ohio, Canada

Resource Type: Case Study

Author Org: COADY International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University

Author: Alison Mathie

Year: 2013

In connection with the 2013 forum on Citizen-Led Sustainable Change held on the St. Francis Xavier University campus, Alison Mathie produced a case study on Rural Action, titled “From the fringe to the mainstream: Rural Action’s pursuit of a sustainable economy in Central Appalachia.” The case study, a webinar, and video of Michelle Decker, Executive Director of Rural Action, can all be accessed on the forum website.

Case Study:


Interview with Michelle Decker:

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