Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Keynote Speaker: New Mexico Rural Economic Development Forum

Tags: Community Economic Development, Learning Communities

Client Name: New Mexico Rural Alliance

Client Type: Non-profit

Year: 1997

Location: New Mexico

Ms. Ratner, Principal of Yellow Wood Associates, Inc., spoke on the topic of "Creating Learning Communities" to an audience of economic development practitioners and elected officials. The focus of the forum was "Build Community Capacity: Tools for Vitalizing Our Rural Economies." The forum is an accredited program of the American Economic Development Council.

“Outstanding speaker and subject is critical - (I'd) love to have this intelligent, talented woman work with our town.” - Member of the audience in Clovis, New Mexico