A new report details ways rural communities can work to get their citizens back in the workforce.
According to the report by NeighborWorks America released last week, employment in rural areas is still below 2007 two thousand seven levels. Decreases in industries like mining and small farming have largely contributed to poverty in rural areas.
The report details ways for non-profits, governments, and philanthropic organizations to help build rural economies. They include more access to consumer banking , small business lending, and internet in rural areas.