Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Learning Communities

Yellow Wood brings a special combination of content and process expertise to our work.

We invite you to explore our work.  Recent projects and presentations are listed below.  You can explore additional work using the various tags in the right hand column.

Rural Community Capacity Building Learning Cluster

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. surveyed members of the Learning Cluster to determine the variety of approaches being used to build rural community capacity, resulting in a report entitled Community Capacity Building, What Is It? for the Aspen Institute.…

Reflections and Visions on the Learning Community-The Community Development Society Annual Conference

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. presented two interactive workshops on promoting learning communities through measuring progress toward community goals. The learning process requires a continuous cycle of action reflection action. Participants learned…

Keynote Speaker: New Mexico Rural Economic Development Forum

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…

Keynote Speaker: Northeast Sustainable Communities Project

Ms. Ratner spoke on the topic of "Creating Learning Communities" to community development practitioners in six communities who have been working for four years to promote community sustainability.