Guest Opinion: Making sure rural gets counted: Census 2020

At the Rural Center, we've had the privilege to work in communities all across rural North Carolina, and we've seen firsthand that it's not the size or location of a town that makes it a great place to live and raise a family it's the people who make it a community. However, people are only one essential ingredient for thriving rural communities. The other part? Well, that's a more complicated question, but it boils down to a combination of resources and representation.