Join us for Vital Connections On Air, a free podcast from University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality. We explore the trends and topics important to Minnesota communities and their leaders.
You'll hear about research from the University of Minnesota and Extension, as well as inspiring stories from local communities and organizations.
Festivals and events around the state and country have seen many changes in 2020. Listen as we discuss how organizers and community members can weather the storm.
The tourism industry has been impacted by the pandemic. Listen as we discuss the state of Minnesota’s tourism sector and how they are looking towards recovery.
You may be dealing with new emotions as we transition to more social lives and lose daily patterns and routines. Listen as we discuss strategies to help overcome uncertainty.
Our world is constantly changing; now more than ever before. Listen as we discuss strategies for leaders to help themselves and their communities navigate change.
Today, the dial is moving, and businesses are reopening. What can communities do to support business now? Listen in as we share thoughts from Extension educators.
Minnesotans in rural and urban areas help grow our diverse economy. Listen as we discuss current challenges and opportunities facing Minnesota's workforce.
What do jobs and other economic factors look like in rural Minnesota? How about urban Minnesota? Listen as we discuss their top job industries and economic success.
Evaluating programs and initiatives is critical. Hear how listening to community members' stories and interviews can impact your evaluation process.
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