Change in Rural Colorado Upcoming Events:
Wednesday, February 24
Economic Innovation and Resiliency in the COVID Era
Tuesday, March 23
Our Water, Lands, and Parks: Investing in and Nurturing Colorado’s Most Loved Assets
Prison for the Poor, Anita Alves Pena discusses her research into the relationship between mass incarceration and inequality through stratification economics. Pena’s research finds that areas with higher income inequality have higher rates of incarceration and that these rates vary when broken down by racial and ethnic groups.
Watch the Virtual Symposium “Iconic Times for Colorado Agriculture: 2020 Learnings and 2021 Futureproofing”
A mix of U.S. and Colorado government leaders and agriculture experts ead a keynote, panel discussion, Q&A and complex conversation, sharing learnings from an unprecedented 2020 year of disruption, while revealing predictions and trends for 2021 and beyond. The symposium includes clear strategies to futureproof for agricultural success in every type of economic, environmental and cultural situation.
December 3, 2020
Thilmany appointed to joint position with Office of Engagement
Colorado State University’s Office of Engagement has announced that Professor Dawn Thilmany will be serving joint roles as both the associate director for engaged research in the Office of Community and Economic Development and professor in CSU’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. She also remains in her role as associate director of the Regional Economic Development Institute.