Day 1: The Future of Work in Rural America

Day 1 of the Rural Progress Summit ended with a round table discussion on the future of work in rural America. OCP Founder Heidi Heitkamp moderated a panel of rural workforce experts through a conversation on funding for rural entrepreneurs, workforce training programs, and building a successful narrative around rural America’s workforce. Watch the discussion with Dr. Mittie Cannon, founder of PowerUP!, Matt Dunne, founder and executive director of the Center on Rural Innovation, Gabe Horwitz, director of Third Way’s Economic Program, Neela Mollgaard, executive director of Launch Minnesota, and Shelley Steward, director of the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative.